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What Happened to Brotherly Love?

This question may well be on our lips.  The implication, of course, is that there is a scarcity or an absence of brotherly love somewhere and involving someone.  This seems rather general, but the appalling lack of Christian brotherly love is just as general.  This is no surprise in the world of today, but in […]

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P.R.S.F.C.

The first meeting of the Protestant Reformed Scholarship Fund Committee was held in April.  The Committee elected Rev. H. Hanko, president and John Kalsbeek Jr., secretary. With more than $700.00 already in the Fund, it was imperative that the Committee determine some broad goals which would guide future handling of the Fund.  Should the money […]

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Communism and Christian Faith

Book by Lester De Koster—Eerdmans, 158 pp. For a good many Americans, opposition to Communism rest upon a dislike of Khrushev’s shoe-pounding and a vague awareness that countries with a Communistic credo have been resisting the interests of the United States. Lester De Koster, Director of the Library at Calvin College and Seminary, holds such […]

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Hope P.R.Y.P.S.

Dear Readers, During a recent after-recess program, our society, Hope P.R.Y.P., decided the topic of enlisting in the Armed Services should be revisited, clarified, and discussed.  There was a lively discussion and many solid pro and con arguments were presented. The discussion began with clarification of the issue.  Such questions as:  What is joining or […]

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This summer while our family was vacationing in northern Michigan, we searched the rocky beaches and gravel piles for stones.  “Petoskey stones.”  Have you ever heard of them?  The Petoskey Stone found anywhere in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is composed of fossilized skeletons of colony coral (Hexagonaria: percarinata Sloss).  It is a soft stone […]

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The Far Right Responds

Dear Miss Lubbers, Through the courtesy of my good friend, Robert Harbach, I frequently receive Beacon Lights.  I enjoy the magazine and save them for reference. Today the April issue came and I have finished reading your article on the “Far Right.”  I feel constrained to reply and hope I do not overly offend you […]

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Current Events and Issues

Glimmerings of relief from “Union Shops” are appearing on the labor relations horizon! “There are only two countries in the world where a man may legally be forced into union membership as a prerequisite to maintaining his employment:  The United States and Russia.”  With these words a Grand Rapids lawyer specializing in labor relations pointed […]

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Fallout Shelters

The topic of nuclear fallout shelters is one which has received wide spread attention in the newspapers and magazines of our country during the past several years.  Shelters have achieved even greater prominence since the President of the United States has advocated providing and equipping enough shelters to accommodate the entire population of the U.S.  […]

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Unitarian Religious Councils and Their Bible

Modernism has taken over the field of religious education, including denominational Sunday Schools and foreign missions.  Another name for Modernism, a more honest name, is Unitarianism.  The aim of the Modernist-Unitarian movement is to acquire key positions in the offices of orthodox, evangelical denominations and organizations until they are modernist controlled.  Their purpose is to […]

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