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Professor Kuitert and the Dutch Religious Press

This is the second and last of a series of articles which seek to inform the reader about recent Dutch reactions to the writings of Dr. H. M. Kuitert, Professor of Systematic Theology at the Free University of Amsterdam. Professor Kuitert delivered a number of lectures before the Christian Reformed Ministers’ Institute in Grand Rapids […]

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Kuitert in the United States (1)

Professor Dr. H. M. Kuitert spent the first two weeks of June in Grand Rapids and the Toronto-Hamilton area lecturing theology to sizeable audiences. Tuesday through Thursday of June 4–6 he lectured to more than three hundred Christian Reformed ministers at the Fine Arts Center on the Knollcrest campus of Calvin College. While presenting three […]

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A “New” Approach to the Interpretation of Scripture

One who loves his Bible and believes it to be the inspired and therefore inerrant Word of God cannot but be disturbed by recent theological trends in Reformed circles in the Netherlands. A few months ago the Editor of Trowel and Sword criticized two Dutch publications, one by Dr. J. L. Koole, professor at the […]

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Interpreting Genesis 2 and 3

Thursday September 21, 1967 marked the end of a forty-one-year period in the history of the Gereformeerde Kerken in the Netherlands. On that day, their General Synod meeting in Lunteren declared that the literal interpretation of Genesis 2 and 3 advocated by the well-known Synod of Assen (1926) is no longer binding and that the […]

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THE CREDIBILITY GAP The Bible teaches that Adam and Eve were historical persons, that there was an idyllic state in which there was no death and that there was an historic fall. But now from some Gereformeerde theologians in the Free University of Amsterdam and the theological school in Kampen we hear that there is a […]

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THE TIDE IS TURNING There was a time when the great universities in this country were Christian institutions. Today the Christian witness that once was heard in all of these great centers of learning is being muted, or has already been silenced. Secularism is the new religion to which professor and student alike arc committed. The […]

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Viewpoint… A Fine Voice from Free University

The Free University in Amsterdam is held in high esteem by many in the Christian Reformed Church. Several of our ministers have received their entire theological training there and many others have attended that institution for the pursuance of doctoral studies. Through these men who have studied there and also through the many scholarly publications of […]

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The Bible credits Solomon with being a very wise man. Yet his wisdom, wealth, power and prestige brought temptations which overcame him. An Oriental king must have a harem and the greater the king, the greater should be the harem. With the adulation that came to him from every quarter as his reputation grew, especially these […]

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