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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (4)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan Three articles (cf. Nov. 15, 1998, Feb. 15, 1999, and March 15, 1999) have summarized and reviewed some of the early significant writings by Herman Hoeksema and George M. Ophoff concerning Christian education and Christian schools.…

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The Christian Story and the Christian School (5): A Defense of the Narrative Approach in Reformed Christian Education

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan and administrator of Eastside Christian School. (Preceding article in series: June 2003, p. 398.) With this article we bring to a conclusion the discussion of the narrative approach in Reformed Christian education. The defense and development…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (5)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan Four articles (cf. Nov. 15, 1998; Feb. 15, 1999; March 15, 1999; and October 1, 1999) have summarized and reviewed the early writings by Herman Hoeksema and George M. Ophoff concerning Reformed Christian education and Christian…

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Book Reviews

The Mormon Missionaries: An Inside Look at Their Real Message and Methods, by Janis Hutchinson. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1995. 272 pp. $9.99 (softcover). [Reviewed by Agatha Lubbers.] Janis Hutchinson devoted thirty-four years of her life to activity in the Mormon Church during which time she filled two stake…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed-Covenant Education (1)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article is an introduction to several articles concerning the development and establishing of the Protestant Reformed Christian schools. Articles concerning the development of the PR schools are appropriate in view of the planning authorized by…

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Book Reviews

Mormons Answered Verse by Verse, by David A. Reed and John R. Farkas; Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1992; 154 pp., $6.95 (paper). [Reviewed by Agatha Lubbers.] John R. Farkas, former Mormon Elder and Quorum President, and David A. Reed, convert from the, Jehovah’s Witness cult, have collaborated in…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed-Covenant Education (2)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The first article in this series initiated an endeavor by this writer to uncover and review the background for the development of the Protestant Reformed Christian Schools. (Cf. Standard Bearer, November 15, 1998.) During the first…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (3)

Miss Lubbers is a member of the First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In two preceding articles (Nov. 15, 1998 and Feb. 15, 1999) I have reviewed important early writings about Christian education and Christian schools. These articles by Herman Hoeksema and George M. Ophoff in the earliest…

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The Christian Story and the Christian School (4): A Defense of the Narrative Approach in Reformed Christian Education

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan and administrator of Eastside Christian School. This article continues a series of articles that have identified the narrative approach as one in which the Christian school through its teachers must tell a specific and distinctive story.…

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The Christian Story and the Christian School (2): A Defense of the Narrative Approach in Reformed Christian Education

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan and administrator of Eastside Christian School. In the first article on this topic we made a start in attempting to understand the narrative approach to Reformed Christian education proposed by Dr. Bolt. We identified the narrative…

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The Christian Story and the Christian School (1): A Defense of the Narrative Approach in Reformed Christian Education

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan and administrator of Eastside Christian School. The Christian faith is a gift of God that in a very real sense is a story—the true story of the triune God and His people. Thinking about Christian education…

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The Antithesis and Teaching Literature (2)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the first article on this topic concerning the relation of the antithesis and literature we determined that God establishes an antithesis between the world and His people. We contended that God’s people must live the antithesis,…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (9)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article completes the review of the critique by Herman Hoeksema of the Specific Principles adopted in 1925 by the National Union of Christian Schools. The final article in the critique was published in the Standard…

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Establishing School to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (8)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan. More than seventy years have passed since two of the early leaders in the Protestant Reformed Churches, Herman Hoeksema and George M. Ophoff, wrote articles concerning the nature and essence of specifically Reformed Christian education. The…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (7)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article, one in a series of articles that began November 15, 1998, continues the examination of the critique by Rev. George M. Ophoff and Rev. Herman Hoeksema of six Specific Principles that were adopted in…

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Establishing Schools to Provide Reformed Covenant Education (6)

Miss Lubbers is a member of First Protestant Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This series has reviewed articles written about seventy years ago in the Standard Bearer by Rev. Herman Hoeksema and Rev. George Ophoff. We have stated that the ideas and concerns expressed in these articles written during…

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