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QUESTION: How does the crowning of a King and Queen in our Christian secondary schools and college square with the practical application of Romans 12:2? This becomes more pointed, as often those chosen stand out due to “scintillating” personalities, whereas others are passed by—which appears to be in conflict with the practice of Jesus who raised […]

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Teener’s Corner: Movies That Smell

QUESTION: Sometime ago you wrote an article about “Smellies” in which you said that a flew kind of movies is being produced in which smell will be added to sight and sound. You said that an announcement of this new kind of filming “ad already been made by Mike Todd, Jr. Your article poked fun of the […]

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Teener’s Corner: What About Todays Young People?

QUESTION: Do you think young people today are much worse than in the days of our grandparents? A group of us teeners have been discussing this. We are irritated by remarks that we young people have to be warned, watched. and disciplined much more than teeners of previous generations. ANSWER: I, too, am irritated by some of those […]

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QUESTION: I am writing this letter with a heavy heart. In fact I did not want to write it, but a friend of mine far whom you answered a question some months ago urged me to lay my problem before you. Please do not reveal my name to anyone, because if my family finds out I have […]

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QUESTION: My brother and I live in a very unhappy home. Our parents seldom have a day without a quarrel. My brother who is older than I will soon marry. He says he will be glad to get out of the house. That will leave me to face the situation here alone. My father is a […]

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QUESTION: We hear so much nowadays about the American home going to pieces and parents losing control of their children. It all sounds so bad. Do you think it is so bad? I am asking this question for a discussion group of which I am a member. ANSWER: I believe the American home pattern has undergone […]

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Mental Health Testing in Public and Christian Schools

The rapid and wonderful advances made in the fields of psychiatry and psychology, with the promise of even greater remedial help in bringing immeasurable relief and cure, are boons to mankind for which we are indeed grateful to God. It is, therefore, certainly not my intent to underestimate the worth of these scientific benefits to us, […]

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In our September issue I suggested a change in our traditional school terms so as to allow for a winter vacation beginning with the Christmas holiday and extending through the month of January. This would bring the second semester to a close about the middle of July, leaving approximately six weeks for the summer vacation. And I […]

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A Social Code for Young Teenagers and Their Parents

Using his (or her) father as a punching bag, the young teenager said, “Boy, Dad, am I fulla pep.” That’s the young teenager. He is full of new, bursting energy and doesn’t know how to handle it. The vitality seems to run off into a hundred wonderful directions at once, and the amazed parent wonders what […]

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MORE ABOUT DRAMATICS In our May–June issue I replied briefly to a request for further explanation of my published views respecting dramatics. What I wrote in that issue has wider application than was indicated. The whole matter of theatrical performances is involved. As I see it, a person who effectively plays, for example, the part […]

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