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Green Eye of the Storm, by John Rendle Short. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth Trust, 1998. Pp. ii-294. $19.99 (paper). [Reviewed by Herman C. Hanko.] This well-known author from Australia has defended the creation narrative in Genesis 1 by describing the “controversy between science and Christianity” in the lives of Arthur Rendle Short…

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Guilt, Grace and Gratitude: Lectures on the Heidelberg Catechism, by George W. Bethune. Banner of Truth Trust, Publishers, 2001. Two Volumes, pp. 495 & 509. $49.99 (hard cover). [Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.] It is not easy to find English commentaries on the Heidelberg Catechism, and it is still more…

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The Satisfaction of Christ: Studies in the Atonement, by Arthur W. Pink. Forest City North Carolina: Truth For Today Publications, 1996. 313 pp. $21.95 (hard cover). [Reviewed by Prof. H. Hanko.] Most of our readers are acquainted with Arthur Pink’s book, The Sovereignty of God. In its original edition (not…

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Come Out From Among Them: ‘Anti-Nicodemite’ Writings of John Calvin, by John Calvin. Tr. Seth Skolnitsky. Dallas, Texas: Protestant Heritage Press, 2001. 317pp. $29.95 (cloth). [Reviewed by the editor.] For this book, we have been waiting. An editorial in the March 1, 1990 issue of the Standard Bearer urged that…

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Registers of the Consistory of Geneva in the Time of Calvin: Volume 1, 1542-1544. Robert M. Kingdon, general editor. Thomas A. Lambert & Isabella M. Watt, editors. M. Wallace McDonald, translator. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. IL + 470pp. $50 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] The consistory minutes of any church…

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Man’s Relations to God: Traced in the Light of the “Present Truth,” by John Kennedy (The James Begg Society, North Wales, 1995) 87 pp. (paper). (Reviewed by Prof. Herman Hanko.) John Kennedy was minister of the Free Church of Scotland in Dingwall, Ross-shire from 1844-1884. The James Begg Society has…

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Charismatic Confusion, by William Goode. Trelawnyd, North Wales: K & M Books, Publisher, 2000. Pp. 400. $30.00US which includes postage. [Reviewed by Herman C. Hanko.] William Goode was an early nineteenth century theologian in the Church of England. He wrote this book in its original form as a response to,…

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HOLY BOOK AND HOLY TRADITION, edited by F.F. Bruce and E.G. Rupp; W. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1968; 244 pp., $5.95. This book contains a series of papers delivered at the International Colloquium held in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Manchester. The purpose of the conference is…

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A Study Commentary on I Corinthians, by Peter Naylor. Evangelical Press, 2004. 543 pp. (hardcover). [Reviewed by Rev. Doug Kuiper.]   As its name indicates, this commentary is astudy commentary. It will benefit the pastor in his sermon preparation; but even more it will benefit the Christian believer who is studying…

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UNDERSTANDING THE SCRIPTURES, by A. De Gruff and C. Seerveld; The Association for the Advancement of Christian Scholarship; 1969; 92 pp., $1.65 Canadian funds (paper). The sub-title of this book is “How to Read and not to Read the Bible.” It is part of the Christian Perspective Series of 1969…

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1. We and Our Children: The Reformed Doctrine of Infant Baptism. Second edition. 2. Cruel Paradise, Life Stories of Dutch Emigrants.

We and Our Children: The Reformed Doctrine of Infant Baptism. Herman Hanko. Second Edition Grand Rapids: Reformed Free Publishing Association. 2004. xviii + 165 pages. $7.25 (Paper). [Reviewed by Russell J. Dykstra.]   We and Our Children, first published by the RFPA in 1981, was a compilation of a series…

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Religion, Pluralism, and Public Life: Abraham Kuyper’s Legacy for the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Luis E. Lugo. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. Pp. xviii + 385. $28 (paper). [Reviewed by the editor.] We are seeing a renewal of interest in the life and thought of Abraham Kuyper. That aspect of his thought…

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Sermons on Melchizedek & Abraham, by John Calvin. Willow Street, PA: Old Paths Publications, 2000. XXIX + 284 pp. $37.95 (cloth). [Reviewed by the editor.] With this reprint in modern English of Calvin’s sermons on Melchizedek and Abraham, Old Paths adds to its growing library of published sermons, long out-of-print,…

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Ron Koole is administrator of Hope Protestant Reformed Christian School, Walker, Michigan. Reformed Education, The Christian School as Demand of the Covenant, David J. Engelsma. Grandville, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2000. Pp. x-101 (no price available). [Reviewed by Ron Koole.] The Reformed Free Publishing Association has done all Reformed…

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THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GOD, by J.H. Jowett; Baker Book House, 1969; 265 pp., $2.95 (paper). This is one more book in Baker’s “Preaching Helps Series”. It contains sermons chiefly on Paul’s description of the armour of God in Ephesians 6 by the popular minister of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church…

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EXPOSITION OF ISAIAH, VOL. I, by H.C. Leupold; Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Mich.; 598 pp., $ 7.95. This is a popular-style, yet rather thorough commentary on the first thirty-nine chapters of the Prophecy of Isaiah, written by the well-known Lutheran Old Testament scholar, Dr. H.C. Leupold, professor of Old…

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“A History of Preaching, Vol. 1 (From the Apostolic Fathers to the Great Reformers),” E.C. Dargan; Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Mich. 577 pages (paperback edition), $3.95.  This book dates from 1904 and comes from the pen the Professor of Homiletics at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  It is not an…

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SLAVERY, SEGREGATION AND Scripture, by James Oliver Buswell, III; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; 1964; 101 pp.; $2.50.  This book is an examination of the Scriptural, cultural, and sociological arguments that have been adduced over the years in support of slavery and segregation. Examining these arguments from the viewpoint of…

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