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Rev. Herman Hoeksema—The Amazing Cross. 183 pp. Eerdmans Publ. Co. $2.00. So much that is being published these days on Lenten themes is superficial and misleading. Too often the stress is laid on the external aspects of our Lord’s passion, as if the things that matter most about the Christ on the cross are His “manliness”, “heroism,” “patience under tremendous strain,” etc. In not a few Lenten books the cross of our Savior is presented as something to be described rather than expounded. There is a lot of sentimentalism printed about Calvary that is thoroughly unbiblical. Here is a book...

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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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Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by John Peter Lange. Zondervan Publ. House, Grand Rapids, Mich. Ten Volumes. Price per volume $3.95. From the Zondervan Publishing House I received for review a beautiful set, of Lange’s Commentary on the New Testament, ten volumes. The volumes of the same commentary on the Old Testament are on the press and will, the Lord willing, soon follow. It would be worthwhile to write a detailed review on this commentary volume by volume, but this would require far too much space in our paper. I must, therefore, needs limit myself to a general description, characterization,...

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The Brethren of the Common Life, by Dr. Albert Hyma. Published by the Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. Price $3.50. This is a very interesting and worthwhile book, written by a scholar, yet accessible to every reader who is interested in church history. It describes a phase and period of church history of which we heard even in the Christian School in the old country. “The Brethren of the Common Life”, living in the latter part of the fourteenth and the first part of the fifteenth century belong to the forerunners of the Reformation. In a very...

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Leading in Prayer: A Workbook for Worship, by Hughes Oliphant Old. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1995. Pp. xi-370. $19.99. (paper). [Reviewed by Prof. Robert D. Decker.] This is a very good book on a much needed subject. While the emphasis of the book is on the public prayers a minister is called to offer in the worship service, the author has a good deal to say about worship in general. Prayer is an art, i.e., it is a gift from God. All God’s servants in the ministry must have this gift to one degree or another...

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The Life Story of Dr. Lee S. Huizenga, by the Rev. L. J. Lamberts; Wm. B. Eerdmans Publ. Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. Price $2.50. This is a very interestingly written account of the life and labors of Dr. L. S. Huizenga, from his boyhood days in the Netherlands, through his student days, his labors in the Indian mission field, up to his departure from this earthly tabernacle when he labored as a missionary in China. The book is written by a very personal, intimate and warm friend of Dr. Huizenga as is evident throughout this biography. It makes very easy...

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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 is very good) by Charles Elliott, professor of exegesis in Chicago, Illinois.

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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 is very good) by Charles Elliott, professor of exegesis in Chicago, Illinois.

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