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BOOKS RECEIVED (Books received from the publishers for mention and/or review –John Vander Ploeg) DEATH BEFORE BIRTH by Harold O. J. Brown: 168 pages; Thomas Nelson, Inc., Publishers; $5.95: “a book which looks at all sides of the abortion problem . . . .” THE SHAKING OF ADVENTISM by Geoffrey J. Paxton; 172 pages; Baker […]

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STUDIES IN HEBREWS, by H. C. G, Moule. Published by Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 120 pp., price $2.45. Reviewed by Rev. Calvin D. Vander Meyden, pastor of the Jamestown, Mich., Christian Reformed Church. The author of this book received his education in England at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he later served as Dean of […]

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DE DINGEN DIE ONS VAN GOD GESCHONKEN ZIJN. Catechism Sermons on the 52 Lord’s Days of the Heidelberg Catechism. Author B. Holwerda. Reviewed by John De Pater, Escalon, California. This book of sermons will become of great value to Reformed Christians in America with its forthcoming translation in the English language to be published by […]

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A HISTORY OF PREACHING. Vol. III. From the close of the Nineteenth Century to the Middle of the Twentieth Century (continuing the work of the Volumes I and II by Edwin C, Dargan) and American Preaching (not covered by Dargan). During the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, by Ralph G. Turnbull. Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, […]

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THE NECESSITY OF FAITH, by Harvey M. Kuitert. Eerdmans, 1976, 159 pp., $2.95. Reviewed by Professor William Young, Department of Philosophy, University of Rhode Island. This little book is an index of the rapid and radical inroads of apostasy on the part of theological, ecclesiastical and publishing institutions which only a few decades ago were […]

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“If religious books are not widely circulated among the masses in this country, I do not know what is going to become of us as a nation. If truth be not disffused, error will be . . . If the evangelical volume does not reach every hamlet, the pages of corrupt and licentious literature will.” […]

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A HANDBOOK OF CRC ISSUES 1968–1978; 600 pages; published by Association of Christian Reformed Laymen, P. O. Box 1303, Grand Rapids, Mich. 49501; $7.95. Reviewed by Rev. John Vander Ploeg. By all means don’t buy or read this book or even get anywhere near it, unless you are willing to be disturbed and possibly also stung […]

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VALUABLE REPRINTS REFORMED DOGMATICS, SEVENTEENTH CENTURY REFORMED THEOLOGY THROUGH THE WRiTINGS OF WOLLEBIUS, VOETIUS, AND TURRETIN. Edited and translated by John W. Beardslee M. Grand Rapids, Baker, 1977. 471 pp., paperback, $6.95. Reviewed by Rev. Jerome Julien, pastor of the First Christian Reformed Church of Pella, Iowa. Baker Book House is to be congratulated for […]

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GRACE UNLIMITED. Edited by Clark H. Pinnock. Bethany Fellowship, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1975, 264 pp., $4.95, paper. Reviewed by Rev. Johan D. Tangelder. This symposium was written explictly against Calvinism. Each essay supports one variety or another of the Wesley-Arminian tradition. The contributors are Clark Pinnock who wrote the Introduction and “Responsible Freedom and the […]

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(Books received from the publishers for mention and/or review) UNDERSTANDING CHRISTIAN MISSIONS, by J. Herbert Kane; Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Mich., 452 pages, $9.95. THE DOCTRINE OF GOD, by Herman Bavinck. Translated, Edited, and Outlined by Wm. Hendriksen. Baker Book House, 408 pages, 1977, paperback edition, $5.95. REVELATION (an exposition of the first 11 […]

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