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Willlam Hendriksen: NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY; EXPOSITION OF GALATIANS, 260 p. Baker Book House, 1968. Price $6.95. Once again om bookshelves are enriched by a fine commentary by Dr. Hendriksen, well-known both within and outside of the Reformed community as an excellent Bible scholar. This volume follows the pattern adopted by him in his earlier commentaries. […]

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J. L. Koole, HAGGAI, 105 p. Kampen: J. H. Kok, 1967. A volume similar in approach and format to the excellent commentary of Ridderbos on the pastoral epistles is this one by Dr. Koole. Haggai is a short prophecy, but not unimportant. Several issues concerning its date, composition and purpose have been heatedly discussed. Koole […]

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Herman Ridderbos: PASTORALE BRIEVEN, 307 pp. Kampen: J. H. Kok, 1967. Ridderbos is always worthy of careful and concentrated reading. What Berkouwer has become in these days for Reformed dogmatics, Ridderbos is for New Testament studies. We rejoice, therefore, that the wish expressed last year with the appearance of his excellent volume on Paulus has […]

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Calvin, John: THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 1–13 (Translators: John W. Fraser and W. J. G. McDonald) Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 1965, 410 pages. Price: $6.00. THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 14–28 (Translator: John W. Fraser) Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 1966. 329 pages. Price: $6.00. THE EPISTLES OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE […]

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“The Fall of Assen”

A review article of the book, “DE VAL VAN ASSEN,” by DR. J. SCHELHAAS H ZN., Uitgeverij Bolland, Vlaardingen, 1968, 92 pp., f 5.25. Perhaps a fair number of our readers have never heard of Assen, let alone its fall, which is the title of this book under review. Assen is a city of the […]

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A VARIED HARVEST, by Frank E. Gaebelein. W. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1967. Cloth. 198 pp. (Price $4.95). This book is a collection of essays by a well-known author who for years was the headmaster of Stony Brook School and afterwards became co-editor of Christianity Today. His essays give evidence of a […]

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Kenneth S. Latourette: BEYOND THE RANGES, 161 p. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans (1967), price $3.95 Latourette and the history of Christian missions have become almost identified in American scholarship. For more than fifty years he has stirred up individuals and churches to recognize the impact of the church through its missionary outreach upon the world. For […]

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The Ecumenical Mirage

The Ecumenical Mirage by C. Stanley Lowell, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1967. 205 pages. The Ecumenical Mirage is a fascinating book written by a man who has served several Methodist churches and is presently editor of Church And State and associate director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The Ecumenical Mirage […]

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R. Pierce Beaver, Pioneers in Mission (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1966). $6.95. This book is a significant contribution to the understanding of the rise of mission interest and efforts in America. Its uniqueness is that for the first time it places in the hands of the reading public a collection of all […]

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AMILLENNIALISM TODAY, by William E. Cox. Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, Phila., Pa., 1966, paper, 143 pp. The author is a Baptist minister. who for some years preached the Scofield Bible “religiously,” then upon closer study turned from its dispensationalism and premillennialism. He considers “amillennial” an unfortunate term, meaning literally “no millennium,” whereas we do believe “the thousand […]

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