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Modern Thinkers: Sartre – S.U. Zuidema

Document: S.U. Zuidema, Modern Thinkers: Sartre, trans. Dirk Jellema (Nutley, NJ.: Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Co., 1978). Excerpt: The philosophical thought of Jean-Paul Sartre concerns itself fundamentally with the nature of man. Sartre is interested above all in an accurate portrayal of man, and in the morality which results from such an accurate picture. Sartre's view of man … Continue reading Modern Thinkers: Sartre – S.U. Zuidema

Hegel, Marcuse and the New Left – Bernard Zylstra

Document: Bernard Zylstra, Hegel, Marcuse and the New Left (Toronto, ON.: Institute for Christian Studies, 1969). Excerpt: Most of us had never heard of Herbert Marcuse until the paperback edition of One-Dimensional Man (1964) reached the New Left Movement a few years ago. Since then he has been in the forefront of the debate concerning the foundation and direction … Continue reading Hegel, Marcuse and the New Left – Bernard Zylstra

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 4: Job to Song of Songs – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. IV: Job to Song of Songs, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: A devilish experiment. Both the beginning and end of the book of Job are written in prose form. The first two chapters not only tell us about the catastrophes that struck Job on earth, … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 4: Job to Song of Songs – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 9: Corinthians to Philemon – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. IX: Corinthians to Philemon, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: Proud Corinth. A quick look at the map reveals that Corinth was an important center of trade. It was the place where all ships sailing to Greece stopped. The raucous chorus "Eat, drink and be merry" … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 9: Corinthians to Philemon – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 6: Hosea to Malachi – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. VI: Hosea to Malachi, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: Rebellions and regicides. The section of the Bible known as the "Minor Prophets" opens with a fair-sized book generally attributed to the prophet Hosea, who, like his younger contemporary Amos, went about his work in the … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 6: Hosea to Malachi – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 7: Matthew to Luke – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. VII: Matthew to Luke, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: The unity of Christ's gospel. Those who are familiar with the Bible know that the New Testament begins with four "gospels." Yet, in the first chapter of his letter to the Galatians, Paul tells his readers in … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 7: Matthew to Luke – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 10: Hebrews to Revelation – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. X: Hebrews to Revelation, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: Authorship unknown. The King James Bible indentifies the Letter to the Hebrews as an epistle of Paul, but it has been established to the satisfaction of most scholars that Paul was not its author. This letter, … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 10: Hebrews to Revelation – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 2: Leviticus to Ruth – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. II: Leviticus to Ruth, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: The Mosaic laws. There is a story about Gandhi, the famous Indian leader, that sheds some light on our attitudes toward the Bible. While he was studying in London, Gandhi decided to read the Bible. He … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 2: Leviticus to Ruth – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 5: Isaiah to Daniel – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. V: Isaiah to Daniel, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: The "king" of the prophets. The section of the Bible referred to as the "Latter Prophets" opens with this book by the "king" of the prophets. We do not know much about Isaiah's life. Here and … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 5: Isaiah to Daniel – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 8: John to Romans – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. VIII: John to Romans, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1978). Excerpt: The disciple Jesus loved. Anyone who reads the fourth gospel carefully can see for himself that it was written by a Palestinian Jew who was an apostle and an eyewitness of the events he describes. The … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 8: John to Romans – C. Vanderwaal