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In Reply to Dr. James Daane

In the September, 1958, issue of TORCH AND TRUMPET, an article appeared under the heading: The Future of our Christian Schools. The author was Mr. Raymond J. Geerdes, Mr. Geerdes also wrote: “Dr. Daane was later questioned as to whether this involvement in the American scene could not be more easily accomplished by sending a […]

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Correspondence

REV. HUGH KOOPS ON THE COVENANT AND OUR CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS November 6, 1958 Champaign, Illinois To the TORCH AND TRUMPET and to Mr. Raymond J. Geerdes, principal of the Christian High School in Ripon, California, I must extend a word of thanks for the appearance of the “frankly critical” article entitled “The Future of Our […]

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Correspondence

Calvin Professor Defends the Term “Rational Animal” as Applied to Man December 16, 1957 The Rev. H. J. Kuiper, Managing Editor TORCH AND TRUMPET 2401 Paris Avenue, S. E. Grand Rapids, Michigan Dear Sir: Will you allow me just a brief com­ment on Mr. Walter A. De Jong’s interpretation of the expression “rational animal” in a […]

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Looking Backward—and Forward!

Dear Friends: In any enterprise it is both fitting and necessary that we take time to look backward. We must see what we have done. We must take stock of that which we have failed to do. With this issue of Torch and Trumpet we finish our fourth year of publication. We have enjoyed this […]

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Jellema Letter

Letter to the Editor TORCH AND TRUMPET DEAR SIRS: While we are in agreement with the witness which Torch and Trumpet gives for orthodox Christianity in its best form, Calvinism, we sometimes find ourselves a little uneasy about statements appearing in the magazine. The February–March issue contained a number of these. Perhaps we have misinterpreted them. But we […]

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The “Pro and Con” of Apartheid in South Africa

EDITORIAL NOTE The letter written by Dr. Daniel F. Malan, Prime minister of the Union of South Africa, published in our previous issue, provoked considerable reaction in the prime minister’s own country. Of the many letters received from sympathetic followers of Dr. Malan as well as from those opposed to his policies we print the […]

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Letter to South Africa

The Rev. Dr. Daniel F. Malan, Prime Minister. Unie van Suid Afrika, Pretoria, U.S.A. Most esteemed and reverend brother: You are well aware of the fact. I am sure that the policy of apartheid associated with your administration does not receive a favorable press in the United States and Canada. It is very ordinary for us […]

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