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Studies on the Old Testament, by Frederic L. Godet; Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, MI, 351 pp., (cloth) $10.95 (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker). Studies on the New Testament, by Frederic L. Godet; Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, MI, 406 pp., (cloth) $10.95 (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker).

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Genesis, Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by John Peter Lange, D.D. Zondervan Publ. House, Grand Rapids, Mich. Price $3.95. The reissuing of Lange’s Commentary by the Zondervan Publ. House will, no doubt, be welcomed, not only by theologians, but also by many a general Bible student.

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1. The Minor Prophets. 2. The Art of Praying and Speaking in Public. (2)

THE MINOR PROPHETS, in Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Published by Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Price $3.95. This volume on the Minor Prophets in Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures was originally composed by several authors. It is prefaced by a gen­eral introduction to the prophets (which…

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1. The Minor Prophets. 2. The Art of Praying and Speaking in Public.

The Minor Prophets, in Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Published by Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Price $3.95. This volume on the Minor Prophets in Lange’s Commentary on the Holy Scriptures was originally composed by several authors. It is prefaced by a gen­eral introduction to the prophets (which…

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Revival and Revivalism: The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism (1750-1858), by Iain H. Murray. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1994. 455 pp. $27.95 (cloth). [Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.] Added to the list of important books which Iain Murray has written is this current volume on revival. Murray’s…

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The First Epistle of John, by Robert S. Candlish. Pub­lished by Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Mich. Price $5.95. This book is a commentary on the First Epistle of John, yet it is much more than a commentary. Being divided into four parts, it offers several lectures on John’s first…

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BORN SLAVES, Clifford Pond; Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., Phillipsburg, N.J.; 93 pp., $3.50 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema) This little book offers a summary of Martin Luther’s classic work, The Bondage of the Will. In a brief preface about “The question” the author, or compiler, of this work tells…

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SOLVING MARRIAGE PROBLEMS, by Jay E. Adams; Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1983; 122 pp., (paper) $4.50. (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker) Still another book from the pen of Jay Adams, Director of Advanced Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary in California! This book is intended for pastors and other Christian…

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HOSEA, LOVE’S COMPLAINT, by Herman Veldkamp; Paideia Press, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada; paper, 240 pp., $7.95 ($9.95, Canadian). (Reviewed by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema) This attractively published little work is a translation from the Dutch of a book by this rather well-known minister of the Reformed Churches of the Netherlands under…

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God and Politics: Four Views on the Reformation of Civil Government, Gary Scott Smith, Editor. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company 1989. 300 pages, $13.95, (paper). (Reviewed by the Editor.) The four views of civil government and its duty, all held and advocated by Reformed men, are theonomy;…

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Church History, by P.K. Keizer (Translated by T.M.P. VanderVen); Inheritance Publications, 220 pp. (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.] This book, written by a minister of the Reformed Churches of the Netherlands (Liberated), who also taught church history in a Reformed high school in Groeningen, is intended as a textbook…

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Mysticism: An Evangelical Option?, by Winfried Corduam; Zondervan Publishing House, 1991; 150 pp., $14.95 (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.] Anyone interested in mysticism in the church will probably want to consult this book. While it is somewhat philosophical and psychological in the first part of the book, especially the…

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Satan, His Motives and Methods, by Lewis Sperry Chafer, Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990, 143 pp., $7.95, (paper). [Reviewed by Pastor Arie denHartog.] This book is a reprint. It was originally published in 1919. The author of the book, Lewis Sperry Chafer, was an American Presbyterian clergyman (1871-1952). He…

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First Corinthians, by Gordon H. Clark; The Trinity Foundation, 1991 [1975]; 349 pp., $10.95, (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko. ] Gordon Clark has written a short, but orthodox, commentary on Paul’s first epistle to the Corinthians. It is a worthwhile work and is helpful in a study of this…

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An Introduction to the New Testament, by D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, & Leon Morris; Zondervan Publishing House, 1992; 537 pp., $24.95 (hard cover). [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] Books on “Introduction” deal with background material on Scripture. Usually they deal with the individual books of the Bible. A…

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The Gospel According to John, by D.A. Carson. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1992. 715 pp., $34.95. [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] Dr. Carson’s commentary on the Gospel According to John is one of the best commentaries I have read on this beautiful and important part of…

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Divorce and Remarriage: Biblical Principles and Pastoral Practice, by Andrew Cornes. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993. 528 pp. $24.99 (paper). [Reviewed by the Editor.] This is a careful, thorough treatment of Scripture’s teaching on marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Although concentrating on marriage, the book does justice to…

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Blame It on the Brain: Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience, by Edward T. Welch. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1998. 204 pp.$12.99, (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. Robert D. Decker.] This is a good book on a difficult subject, a subject which continues to occupy the…

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Reformed Confessions: Theology from Zurich to Barmen, by Jan Rohls. Tr. John Hoffmeyer. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998. xxiii + 311pp. $35 (cloth). [Reviewed by the editor] To read Reformed Confessions is to receive a sound, thorough education in the theology of Reformed orthodoxy. Following the order of…

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From Sacrament to Contract: Marriage, Religion, and Law in the Western Tradition, by John Witte, Jr. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997. x + 315 pages. $24 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] Scholarly as this book on marriage is and objective as it tries to be, it is obviously…

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1. Redeeming Pop Culture: A Kingdom Approach. 2. The Prophet and His Message: Reading Old Testament Prophecy Today.

Redeeming Pop Culture: A Kingdom Approach, by T.M. Moore. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: P&R, 2003. Pp. vii + 167. $11.99 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] A pop treatment of the weighty subject of the Christian and culture. “Once, after a morning service in which guitars had been used to lead the…

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The Chosen People: A Corporate View Of Election, by William W. Klein; Zondervan Publishing House, 1990; 314 pp., $15.95. [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] This discussion of election is presented to the reader as new light shed on a difficult doctrine. The author is of the opinion that neither Arminianism…

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Far Above Rubies: Today’s Virtuous Woman, edited by Herman Hanko; Reformed Free Publishing Association, 1992; 187 pp., $9.95, paper. [Reviewed by Rev. Dale H. Kuiper.] The1atest offering of the R.F.P.A. is a compilation of eleven sermons, speeches, pamphlets, and magazine articles by five ministers and three professors from the Protestant…

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Evangelical Theology: A Course of Popular Lectures, by A. A. Hodge. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1990. 402 pages plus index. Hardcover. $20.95. [Reviewed by the Editor.] Evangelical Theology is a reprint of the book originally published in 1887 as Popular Lectures on Theological Themes. As the original title…

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Commentary on the Psalms, by George Horne. Audubon, New Jersey: Old Paths Publications, 1997. Pp.xxvii-659. $32.95. (Hard cover) [Reviewed by Herman Hanko.] First of all, the reader might be interested in a few facts concerning the book. George Horne was lord bishop of Norwich, an ordained clergyman in the Anglican…

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The Reformed Family Worldwide: A Survey of Reformed Churches, Theological Schools, and International Organizations, compiled and edited by Jean-Jacques Bauswein and Lukas Vischer. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999. Pp. xiii + 740. $35 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] Committees on ecumenicity, theological libraries, students of the universality of the Reformed…

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Pocket Dictionary of Theological Terms, by Stanley J. Grenz, David Guretzki & Cherith Fee Nordling. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999. 122 pp. $6.99 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] This small book (it really does fit in one’s pocket) will prove extraordinarily useful to the reading layman and the student…

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Johannes C. Sikkel: A Pioneer in Social Reform, by R. H. Bremmer. Neerlandia, Alberta, Canada/Pella, Iowa: Inheritance Publications, 1998. 47pp. US$5.90/CAN$6.95 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] The appeal of this small book to the Reformed reader is manifold. It introduces a prominent minister in the reformation in the Netherlands known…

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