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Letters

Detesting Errors of the Anabaptists With reference to the contribution from Jonathan Moore, “John Calvin’s Assessment of Antipaedo—baptism” (SB, Feb. 1, 2001), which afforded some degree of encouragement and subsequent reply to a letter (SB, April 15, 2001), I am writing to thank you for having made the research available.…

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Book Reviews

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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The Qualifications of Deacons (4): Full of the Holy Spirit, Wisdom, and Faith

Rev. Kuiper is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church of Byron Center, Michigan. Because deacons serve as official representatives of Jesus Christ to His church, God requires His church to choose qualified men for that office. We have already noted that they must be men, and that they must be…

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Letters

Good Gifts to the Wicked, and the Love of Jesus I am a British subscriber to the Standard Bearer. After finding the magazine difficult going at first and nearly canceling the subscription at one point, I now find it a real source of blessing and look forward to receiving it.…

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Thomas a Kempis and Medieval Mysticism (3)

Prof. Hanko is professor emeritus of Church History and New Testament in the Protestant Reformed Seminary. Introduction In dealing with Thomas à Kempis and medieval mysticism, I discussed in the last article what mysticism really is. I described it as most fundamentally a doctrine that teaches the desirability and possibility…

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