Search the Scriptures, Vol. 3: I Samuel to Esther – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. III: I Samuel to Esther, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1979). Excerpt: Three offices. We confess that Christ (whose name means the anointed one) had three offices—king, priest and prophet. We know that He did not come into the world until His coming had been foreshadowed by … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 3: I Samuel to Esther – C. Vanderwaal

Search the Scriptures, Vol. 1: Genesis to Exodus – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Search the Scriptures, Vol. I: Genesis to Exodus, trans. by Theodore Plantinga (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1978). Excerpt: The Book of books. In Article 7 of the Belgic Confession (1561), we read: "We believe that these Holy Scriptures fully contain the will of God and teach sufficiently all that man must believe if he … Continue reading Search the Scriptures, Vol. 1: Genesis to Exodus – C. Vanderwaal

Hal Lindsey and Biblical Prophecy – C. Vanderwaal

Document: C. Vanderwaal, Hal Lindsey and Biblical Prophecy (St. Catharines, ON.: Paideia Press, 1978). Excerpt: On a trip to Canada in 1974, I visited St. Catharines (near Niagara Falls), where I got involved in a discussion with a preacher (the Rev. Raymond J. Sikkema of Trinity Christian Reformed Church) and a businessman who had started a publishing … Continue reading Hal Lindsey and Biblical Prophecy – C. Vanderwaal

Church in Society – J.C. Vander Stelt

Document: J.C. Vander Stelt, Church in Society (n.d.). Excerpt: Becoming completely engrossed in the practicalities and immediacies of everyday life seems to be the unwritten law of this Now Generation. Time for a realistic appraisal or a relaxed and communally christian reflection on the direction in which our twentieth century is going is not available anymore, especially not … Continue reading Church in Society – J.C. Vander Stelt

Modern Thinkers: Nietzsche – Hendrik Van Riessen

Document: Hendrik Van Riessen, Modern Thinkers: Nietzsche (USA: P&R Publishing Co., 1960). Excerpt: The work of this great thinker, who chose such a radical and courageous position in the struggle of ideologies, as the twentieth century dawned, cannot be adequately covered in these few pages. Hence the reader should expect to encounter only Nietzsche's basic ideas. And even … Continue reading Modern Thinkers: Nietzsche – Hendrik Van Riessen

The Society of the Future – Hendrik Van Riessen

Document: Hendrik Van Riessen, The Society of the Future (Grand Rapids, MI.: Baker Book House, n.d.). Excerpt: The Society of the Future is the first work to appear in English by H. van Riessen, a prominent member of a school of philosophy that has developed in the Netherlands, under the leadership of Herman Dooyeweerd. Dr. Van Riessen … Continue reading The Society of the Future – Hendrik Van Riessen

Modern Society in the Light of the Lordship of Jesus – Hendrik Van Riessen

Document: Hendrik Van Riessen, Modern Society in the Light of the Lordship of Jesus Christ (n.d.). Excerpt:Our subject will be: society. Society is the whole of forms, made and ruled by man, within which mankind lives. It is the dike protecting life, as the ancient Greeks saw their polis. It is above that the structure of man's … Continue reading Modern Society in the Light of the Lordship of Jesus – Hendrik Van Riessen

Mathematics in the Christian School – H. Van Brummelen

Document: H. Van Brummelen, Mathematics in the Christian School (1971). Excerpt: This report outlines some of the topics that were discussed during a two-week seminar by thirteen participants who, with one exception, were teachers of mathematics from grade 1 all the way up to college level. The survey was compiled for two reasons: The seminar participants felt it … Continue reading Mathematics in the Christian School – H. Van Brummelen

The New Legality – E.L.H. Taylor

Document: E.L.H. Taylor, The New Legality: In Light of the Christian Philosophy of Law (Philadelphia, PA.: P&R Publishing Co., 1967). Excerpt: The dictionary definition of law is, basically, that law is "1. A rule of action established by recognized authority to enforce justice and prescribe duty or obligation; a legislative enactment. 2. A system of rules or regulations … Continue reading The New Legality – E.L.H. Taylor