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THE CHILD’S STORY BIBLE, by Catherine Vos, revised by Marianne Catherine Vos Radius; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1983; 382 pp., $14.95 (cloth) (Reviewed by Gertrude Hoeksema) This is the fifth edition of The Child’s Story Bible and also the Golden Anniversary Edition. Through the years, the author’s daughter, Marianne Vos Radius,…

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SOLVINING MARRIAGE PROBLEMS, by Jay E. Adams; Zondervan Publishing House, 1986; 122 pp., (paper) $6.95. (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker) This Zondervan publication was first published by Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co. in 1983. We reviewed that edition in the September 1985 issue of The Standard Bearer. Jay Adams is…

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REFLECTIONS ON FRANCIS SCHAEFFER, Edited by Ronald W. Ruegsegger; Zondervan Publishing House, 1986; 320 pp., $11.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) Whether one agrees with him or not, one must recognize that probably no single man has had greater influence on today’s evangelical world than Francis Schaeffer. Perhaps best…

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A PRIMER ON THE ATONEMENT, By John H. Gerstner; Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1984; 30 pp., $1.50 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko). In his series of “primers” on fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith, Dr. Gerstner has done a valuable service to the church. The primers contain clear…

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STUDIES IN PAUL’S EPISTLES, by Frederic L. Godet; Kregel Publications, 1984; 345 pp., $11.95. (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) Godet, well-known especially for his commentaries on Romans and I Corinthians, also wrote a book which serves as an excellent introduction to the epistles of Paul. Kregel has recently reprinted this…

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MARTIN LUTHER, PROPHET TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, by James Atkinson; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1938; 224 pp., $7.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.) Many books have been published on the five-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther. This book, written by the Professor of Biblical History and…

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EVANGELICAL ETHICS, ISSUES FACING THE CHURCH TODAY, by John Jefferson Davis: Puritan and Reformed Publishing, 1985; 299 pp., $13.95. (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) The blurb on the cover of this book explains its contents. The Christian today is confronted with ethical questions of unprecedented magnitude. Are nuclear weapons justifiable?…

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TYPOS: THE TYPOLOGICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT IN THE NEW, by Leonhard Goppelt, translated by Donald H. Madvig; Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1982; 264 pages, $15.95 (cloth). (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker) This book deals with the subject or discipline of Typology which is a branch of Hermeneutics. The book…

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DANIEL, SIGNS AND WONDERS (International Theological Commentary), by Robert A. Anderson; Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1984; 158 pages, $5.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker). The author of this commentary: 1) does not believe Daniel to be the secondary author of this book of the Bible; 2) refers to the author…

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A Theatre in Dachau, by Hermanus Knoop, Tr. Andrew Petter, Ed. Roelof A. Janssen.

A Theatre in Dachau, by Hermanus Knoop. Tr. Andrew Petter. Ed. Roelof A. Janssen. Neerlandia, Alberta, Canada/Pella, Iowa: Inheritance Publications, 2001. Pp. 143. $12.90 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] Reformed Christians, young and old, ought to read this gripping, sobering account of one man’s suffering in the Dachau concentration camp.…

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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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THEIRS IS THE KINGDOM, Lowell Hagan, Jack Westerhof (Illustrations by Paul Stoub); Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.; 326 pp., $16.95 (cloth). (Reviewed by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema) From a technical point of view this is a beautiful book. The format is lovely. From cover to cover the book…

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THE REFORMATION OF 1834, Faculty of Mid-America Seminary; Mid-America Reformed Seminary Bookstore, Orange City, Iowa; 85 pp. (paper), $5.00 U.S., $6.00 Can. [Reviewed by Prof. H.C. Hoeksema] This little book is a contribution by several writers (members of the MARS faculty) to fill the lack of English-language materials about the…

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A CONCISE EXEGETICAL GRAMMAR OF NEW TESTAMENT GREEK, by J. Harold Greenlee; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1986. 79pp., (no price included, paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) The fact that this is the fifth edition of a book originally published in 1953 demonstrates that many students of Greek have…

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Charismatic?

Herman C. Hanko is professor of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. (Editor’s note. Because of the significance of this subject, we place this lengthy review in its entirety in this issue. This and, the fact that the Rev. Gritters received some interesting correspondence for our…

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A MOMENT OF TRUTH (THE CONFESSION OF THE DUTCH REFORMED MISSION CHURCH 1982), Edited by G.D. Cloete and D.J. Smit; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI. ISBN 0-8028-0011-4, 161 pp., paper, $9.95. WALKING ON THORNS, The Call To Christian Obedience, Allan Boesak; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand…

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THE REFORMED FAITH, by Loraine Boettner; The Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1984; 28 pp., $.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) Loraine Boettner is well-known to many in Reformed and Presbyterian circles for his clear and incisive writing. He has authored such books as “The Millennium,” “Immortality,” “Studies in…

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HERMENEUTICS, AUTHORITY, AND CANON, edited by D.A. Carson & John D. Woodbridge; Zondervan Publishing House, 1986; 468pp., $14.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.) The battle over the doctrine of the inerrancy of Scripture goes on and the result is a continual stream of books which flow from the ecclesiastical…

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QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE BIBLE, by E.W. Johnson; Sovereign Grace Publishers (Pine Bluff, Arkansas), 1984,; 103 pp., $3.69 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) The author of this book is the pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It is perhaps best to let the author himself state…

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DRENTHE IN MICHIGAN, H.J. Prakke (Translated by the Dutch-American Historical Commission); Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, MI; 84 pp., $8.95, paper. (Reviewed by Prof. H. C. Hoeksema) This little book was originally written in Dutch and published in the Netherlands in 1948. Its occasion was the centennial of…

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AQUINAS, CALVIN, & CONTEMPORARY PROTESTANT THOUGHT; A CRITIQUE OF PROTESTANT VIEWS ON THE THOUGHT OF THOMAS AQUINAS, by Arvin Vos; Christian University Press and Eerdmans Publishing, 1985; 178 pp., $13.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) Vos is convinced that Aquinas has been misunderstood and often unjustly condemned by Protestants,…

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POP GOES THE GOSPEL, by John Blanchard; Evangelical Press (distributed in this country by Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing), 1984; 160 pp., $1.95 (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko) The rather strange title of this little book ought not to obscure its worthwhile contents. While it has as its goal an…

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THINKING ABOUT FAITH, AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION, by David Cook; Zondervan Publishing House, 1986. 220 pp., (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.) From many points of view this is an interesting book. We quote a few excerpts from the Introduction to give our readers some idea of…

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COMMENTARY ON JAMES, by Peter H. Davids; Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1982; 226 pages, (cloth) $14.95. (Reviewed by Prof. R.D. Decker) This commentary is part of the New International Greek Testament Commentary, edited by I Howard Marshall and W. Ward Gasque. Peter Davids, Associate Professor of New Testament at Trinity Episcopal…

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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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The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church, volume 4: The Age of the Reformation, by Hughes Oliphant Old.

The Reading and Preaching of the Scriptures in the Worship of the Christian Church, volume 4: The Age of the Reformation, by Hughes Oliphant Old. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2002. Pp. xi-556. $45.00 (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. Robert D. Decker.]   Forty-five dollars for a paperback may…

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1. With Reverence and Awe: Returning to the Basics of Reformed Worship, by D. J. Hart and John R. Muether. 2. The Shorter Catechism, With Scriptural Proofs and Notes, by Roderick Lawson.

With Reverence and Awe: Returning to the Basics of Reformed Worship, by D. J. Hart and John R. Muether. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishers, 2002. 203 pp. $12.99. (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. Robert D. Decker.]   The fact that a Protestant Reformed believer will not agree with every detail…

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Proceedings of the International Conference of Reformed Churches, June 20-27, 2001.

Proceedings of the International Conference of Reformed Churches, June 20-27, 2001, Philadelphia, U.S.A. Neerlandia, Alberta, Canada/Pella, Iowa, U.S.A.: Inheritance Publications, 2001. Pp. 287. $9.90 [US] (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] The International Conference of Reformed Churches (ICRC) is an ecumenical organization of more conservative Reformed and Presbyterian churches. The Reformed…

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Christ the Lord: The Reformation and Lordship Salvation, Michael Horton, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1992. 240pp. (Paper) (Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.) Seven different authors have cooperated, under the editorship of Michael Horton, to write a book that deals with an extremely pressing problem in our day. The…

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Looking into the Future: Evangelical Studies in Eschatology, ed. David W. Baker. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. 383 pp. $29.99 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] The worth of this volume on eschatology is not at all the astigmatic look into the future, but the penetrating glimpse it provides into the…

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