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Peace for the Troubled Heart. by Herman Hoeksema, edited by David J. Engelsma

Peace for the Troubled Heart—Reformed Spirituality, by Herman Hoeksema, edited by David J. Engelsma. Reformed Free Publishing Association (www. rfpa.org), 2010. Hard cover, 294 pp. ISBN 978-1-936054-05-3. Reviewed by Charles J. Terpstra. I have a new book of which to inform our readers, about which I am personally very excited!…

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Chapter Four: Postmillennialism (13): The Fundamental Elements of Postmillennial Eschatology (cont.)

Previous article in this series: April 15, 2011, p. 320. Non-Christian Reconstruction Preterism In evidence of my contention that a preterist interpretation of the biblical passages forecasting the last days as troublous times for the church is essential for postmillennialism, I have quoted the Christian Reconstructionists. Preterism, it will be…

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Neither Calendar nor Clock: Perspectives on the Belhar Confession, author: Piet J. Naude.

Neither Calendar nor Clock: Perspectives on the Belhar Confession, by Piet J. Naude. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2010. 255 pages. $25.00. Soft cover. ISBN9780802862594. Reviewed by Mark H. Hoeksema. This book deals with a subject unfamiliar to most of us in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Its…

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A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been, author: Michael L. Brown

A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been, by Michael L. Brown. Concord, NC, EqualTime Books, 2011. 691 pages. Hardcover. ISBN-10-0615406092. [Reviewed by Rev. Martyn McGeown.] A Queer Thing Happened to America is a carefully researched, and very disturbing, account of the development of the…

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1. The Presbyterian Church (USA) to Homosexual Officebearers: “You are free to be sexually active.” 2. Debate Still Open about the Flood in the United Reformed Churches? 3. Shocker: Study Commissioned by Roman Catholic Church.

The Presbyterian Church (USA) to Homosexual Officebearers: “You are free to be sexually active.” In 2010 the General Assembly of the PC(USA), a denomination with 2.3 million members, decided to remove a clause from its constitution that required ministers to “live either in fidelity within the covenant of marriage between…

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Chapter Four: Postmillennialism (14): The Fundamental Elements of Postmillennial Eschatology (concluded)

Previous article in this series: June 2011, p. 397. Preterism  An exception to the rule that postmillennialism is and must be preterist in its interpretation of the biblical passages that prophesy dark days for the church towards the end is the seventeenth-century Dutch Reformed theologian Wilhelmus a Brakel. As a…

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