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Book Reviews May 2000

Postmodernism: A Christian Appraisal Kirsten Sloots Christians are, like everyone else, people limited by time and space. The world we live in affects us, whether we realize it or not. We profess to hold on to the timeless truth of our faith,... next...

Church & World May 2000

Tennessee School District Offers Bible Studies CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (EP) Public school students in Chattanooga, Tenn. are able to study Bible history as a sodal studies elective, thanks to an independently funded community program. Since 1922... next...

Feed My Lambs: Legacy

Sixty-five years ago in 1935 my grandfather wrote a “Last Will and Testament to our dearly beloved children” to be read when both he and my grandmother had died. Doeke Bouma was a Dutch seaman and warehouse clerk who emigrated to... next...

In Spirit & Truth: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

Humor can be a very effective teaching tool. It can illumine even a controversial point in a way that is not confrontational or threatening. Consider the following two amusing pieces about music for worship services. First I have read in several... next...

What We Believe: The Doctrine of Justification (III) – What is it to be Justified?

“Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God; because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight;... next...

Rediscovering the Gospel: Sola Gratia – The Sufficiency of Grace

The Protestant Reformers were used by God to rediscover the predous doctrines of grace which for centuries had been buried under layers of Roman Catholic superstition, paganism and corruption. The Roman church denied the sufficiency of grace... next...

A “Living” Constitution

In the final Democratic debate before the Super Tuesday election, Vice President Al Gore responded to a question about the type of Supreme Court justices he as president would select: “I would look for justices of the Supreme Court who... next...

Hype

“Catch Huge Muskies!” “Slammin’ Super Salmon.” “The Hottest Thing for Smallmouths.” “Find Walleyes Fast...Big Bass are Booming!” Hear the hype, hype, hype of fishing journals, videos and... next...

The Bible, Islam, and the British Museum

While calm and reasoned dialogue is always the preferred mode of debate, some on both sides have a tendency to throw out unsubstantiated, even incorrect claims in their efforts to discredit the others’ side. One such claim being made by... next...

Making the Right Choice

Whether you know it or not, today you acted and reacted according to your “world and life view.” That simply means that every decision you made, every action you took, every word you spoke was filtered through a certain mental grid.... next...
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