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Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought

by John M. Frame, reviewed by William Edgar The significance of Cornelius Van Til in recent Christian thought can hardly be overstated. His writings have generated intense discussion among friends and foes alike. Until now nearly everything written about Van Til has come from the pens of either uncritical followers or unsympathetic critics. This volume, […]

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A Review Article – Ecumenical Jihad

Ecumenical Jihad: Ecumenism and the Culture War by Peter Kreeft. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996.               Reading Ecumenical Jihad by Peter Kreeft, is a unique experience. Many of us share with Peter Kreeft this intensity of feeling regarding the by-products of secularization in the life of Americans. But I […]

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A Teen Review of the RYS Convention

The first annual Reformed Youth Services National Convention can be hailed as a success. We, the excited teens, arrived on Monday, July 30 between 1–5 p.m. at beautiful Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Surrounded by grand mountains and spectacular old buildings we found a haven to learn about “Taking Every Thought Captive,” our theme […]

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Thoughts about Synod 2004

The man behind the ticket counter at the Kalamazoo Airport asked for our birth certificate or passport. Mr. Visser, the Elder delegate from our church, and I had neither. Our wives offered to run home to get them, after all the airport is only fifteen minutes away and we were over an hour early. “No, […]

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Both present members of the Christian Reformed Church and former members take a keen interest in that denomination’s Synod which took place in Grand Rapids, Michigan this past June. One hundred eighty-eight delegates from forty-seven classes in the United States and Canada met at Calvin College to work through the lengthy agenda. As an outsider, […]

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“A Site to Behold” Website Review

This is the first in a series of articles planned to introduce the readership of The Outlook to resources on the web that can be helpful to Reformed Christians. Whether you are a web guru or relatively new to the digital world, I hope you will benefit from these reviews of websites and blogs that […]

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“A Site to Behold”

In these cyber-savvy days, many people blog: people from all over the learning spectrum (ministers, laypeople, teachers, students), people from all over the theological spectrum (Baptists, Presbyterians, Catholics, Methodists, but usually not Amish), and people from all over the world. A blog is a text-based website where the blogger (the person who blogs) posts daily […]

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“A Site to Behold”

I am about to tell you something that might make some Christian publishing houses a little angry with me. But, that is just a risk I am going to have to take in writing this column. So here goes. Did you know that you can access almost everything that John Calvin wrote on the Internet? […]

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Book Review: Christians Get Depressed Too

Book Review: Christians Get Depressed Too By David Murray ISBN: 978-1-60178-100-0 Published by Reformation Heritage Books (2010) $7.50 Statistics show that nearly 20.9 million American adults, or about 9.5 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year, suffer from depression (i.e. have a mood disorder). A number of these suffering […]

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Daily Devotions for 2012

Day by Day with the Early Church Fathers: Selected Readings for Daily Reflection Compiled and edited by Christopher D. Hudson, J. Alan Sharrer, and Lindsay Vanker Hendrickson Publishers ISBN 13: 978–1-5656339–6-4 Hardcover, 400 pages Recommended by Rev. W. Oord Not everybody wants to sit down and read the thirty-eight volumes of The Early Church Fathers. Some […]

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