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The Canons Of Dordt As A Missional Document, Lyle Bierma Sep 2019

The Canons Of Dordt As A Missional Document, Lyle Bierma

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Editor's Note: Dr. Lyle Bierma presented this paper at the Prodigal Love of God Conference, sponsored by Dordt University and co-sponsored by the Lilly Fellowship Program as a regional conference, April 2019, at Dordt University, in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Canons of Dort.

In the subsequent articles, Dordt and Dort will be used interchangeably.


Grace: A Reflection On The Novels Of Marilynne Robinson, Elayne Apol Heynen Sep 2019

Grace: A Reflection On The Novels Of Marilynne Robinson, Elayne Apol Heynen

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Editor's Note: Elayne Apol Heynen wrote this paper for a Kuyper Scholars Seminar to precede the Prodigal Love of God Conference, held at Dordt, April 2019, and co-sponsored by the Lilly Fellowship Program as a regional conference.


Spenser's Images Of Grace And The Canons Of Dort: Faerieland Meets The Five Main Points Of Doctrine, Bob De Smith Sep 2019

Spenser's Images Of Grace And The Canons Of Dort: Faerieland Meets The Five Main Points Of Doctrine, Bob De Smith

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Editor's Note: Dr. De Smith presented this paper at the Prodigal Love of God Conference (celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Synod at Dordrecht and Canons of Dort), April 2019, sponsored by Dordt University and co-sponsored by the Lilly Fellowship Program.


Re-Presenting Election: The Church For The World In The Canons And Beyond, Suzanne Mcdonald Sep 2019

Re-Presenting Election: The Church For The World In The Canons And Beyond, Suzanne Mcdonald

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Editor's Note: Dr. Suzanne McDonald presented this paper at the Prodigal Love of God Conference, April 2019, at Dordt University, co-sponsored by the Lilly Fellowship Program as a regional conference.


The Worldview Of The Synod Of Dordt, Richard Mouw Sep 2019

The Worldview Of The Synod Of Dordt, Richard Mouw

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Editor's Note: This article, originally published in Kerk en Theologie 70:1, (2019), 17-24, by KokBoekcentrum, Utrecht, The Netherlands, is published by permission of Dr. Alco Meesters, Editor.


Farewell To Kuyper Scholars, Carl P. Fictorie Sep 2019

Farewell To Kuyper Scholars, Carl P. Fictorie

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Editor's Note: Dr. Carl Fictorie, co-director with Dr. Mary Dengler for the Kuyper Scholars Program, made this presentation at the KSP Farewell Party, hosted by the Kuyper Scholars, on May 8, 2019.


Letter To Editor, Arnold E. Sikkema Sep 2019

Letter To Editor, Arnold E. Sikkema

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So You Are Thinking About Reading Moby-Dick..., Joshua Matthews Jun 2019

So You Are Thinking About Reading Moby-Dick..., Joshua Matthews

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Editor’s Note: In May 2017, fourteen Dordt College (now University) professors, co-led by Dr. Josh Matthews and Dr. Walker Cosgrove, gathered for three hours a day to talk about Moby-Dick. These professors came from the disciplines of theology, literature, law, chemistry, biology, history, and psychology. This was the second of the annual “Great Texts” seminar that we hold during the summers, which are week-long discussions of important and influential books. This post introduces a series on Moby-Dick that developed from that seminar.


Melville's Moby-Dick: A Lesson In Reading, Mary Dengler Jun 2019

Melville's Moby-Dick: A Lesson In Reading, Mary Dengler

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Editor’s Note: Dr. Dengler wrote this paper as a response to the summer seminar for faculty at Dordt College (now University), summer of 2017.


Science Vs. Faith: The Great False Dichotomy, Ben Hayes, Sacha Walicord Jun 2019

Science Vs. Faith: The Great False Dichotomy, Ben Hayes, Sacha Walicord

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A Focus On "The Fossil Whale" From Moby-Dick, Channon Visscher Jun 2019

A Focus On "The Fossil Whale" From Moby-Dick, Channon Visscher

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Editor’s Note: This article was written for presentation at the faculty seminar on Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, in May of 2017, at Dordt College (now University).


Pursuing The White Whale: Why Christians Should Read Moby-Dick, Raymond Ide Jun 2019

Pursuing The White Whale: Why Christians Should Read Moby-Dick, Raymond Ide

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Some Thoughts On Government And Constitution From The Protestant Perspective, Zsolt Szabo Jun 2019

Some Thoughts On Government And Constitution From The Protestant Perspective, Zsolt Szabo

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Who Is My Neighbor?, Matt Vos Jun 2019

Who Is My Neighbor?, Matt Vos

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Irrigating Deserts, Walker Cosgrove Mar 2019

Irrigating Deserts, Walker Cosgrove

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Some Of Us Were Only Spectators, James C. Schaap Mar 2019

Some Of Us Were Only Spectators, James C. Schaap

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Editor's Note: Dr. James Calvin Schaap presented this award-winning article (memoir) at the 2017 Center for Western Studies History Conference at Augustana College, The theme for the conference was Vietnam.


A Cordial Reply To Matthew Tuininga, Keith Sewell Mar 2019

A Cordial Reply To Matthew Tuininga, Keith Sewell

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Editor's Note: This article is Dr. Keith Sewell's rejoinder to an ongoing, friendly debate between himself and Dr. Matthew Tuininga, a debate that began with Sewell's review of Tuininga's book, Calvin's Political Theology and the Public Engagement of the Church: Christ's Two Kingdoms (Cambridge U. Press, 2017) in Pro Rege 46:3 (March 2018).


When Legal Entities Collide: The Utility Of God's Law In Business Today, Kirbee Van De Berg, Sacha Walicord Mar 2019

When Legal Entities Collide: The Utility Of God's Law In Business Today, Kirbee Van De Berg, Sacha Walicord

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Christian Hospitality And Muslim Immigration In An Age Of Fear (Book Review), Abby M. Foreman Mar 2019

Christian Hospitality And Muslim Immigration In An Age Of Fear (Book Review), Abby M. Foreman

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Reviewed Title: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear by Matthew Kaemingk. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2018. 296 pp. ISBN: 9780802874580.


Dordt College Commencement, 2018, Ethan Brue Sep 2018

Dordt College Commencement, 2018, Ethan Brue

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The Moral Fog Of War: Vietnam Through Cracked Reformed Glasses, Sylvan Gerritsma Sep 2018

The Moral Fog Of War: Vietnam Through Cracked Reformed Glasses, Sylvan Gerritsma

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Editor’s Note: A version of this article was published in the proceedings of a biennial conference of the Association for the Advancement of Dutch American Studies (DUTCH AMERICANS AND WAR: UNITED STATED AND ABROAD, edited by Robert Swierenga, et.al., Van Raalte Press, 2014. They have granted us permission to publish this version, though we are responsible for any errors not in the original publication. Also, a part of this article was published in Christian Courier, November 14, 2016, no. 3044, which also gives us permission to publish, though we assume responsibility for all errors from the original.


Pollen On Your Nose, Calvin Seerveld Sep 2018

Pollen On Your Nose, Calvin Seerveld

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Chapel: A Space Between Faith And Learning?, Ryan Mcilhenny Sep 2018

Chapel: A Space Between Faith And Learning?, Ryan Mcilhenny

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And A Cloud Of Witnesses, James C. Schaap Sep 2018

And A Cloud Of Witnesses, James C. Schaap

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Calvin's Political Theology And The Public Engagement Of The Church: A Response To Keith Sewell, Matthew J. Tuininga Jun 2018

Calvin's Political Theology And The Public Engagement Of The Church: A Response To Keith Sewell, Matthew J. Tuininga

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Response by Tuininga to Keith Sewell's review of Tuininga's book (Pro Rege, v. 46 no. 3, March 2018, pp.42-44.


A Catholic Perspective On Marriage And The Gift Of Children - With Special Attention To Herman Dooyeweerd's Social Ontology Of Marriage, Eduardo J. Echeverria Jun 2018

A Catholic Perspective On Marriage And The Gift Of Children - With Special Attention To Herman Dooyeweerd's Social Ontology Of Marriage, Eduardo J. Echeverria

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What Is To Be Done With The Underground Man: A Comparison Of N.G. Chernyshevsky And F.M. Dostoevsky, Mark Mccarthy Jun 2018

What Is To Be Done With The Underground Man: A Comparison Of N.G. Chernyshevsky And F.M. Dostoevsky, Mark Mccarthy

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A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld Jun 2018

A Review Of Robert Sweetman's Tracing The Lines: Spiritual Exercise And The Gesture Of Christian Scholarship, Calvin Seerveld

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Reviewed Title: Tracing the Lines: Spiritual Exercise and the Gesture of Christian Scholarship by Robert Sweetman. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2016. 177 pp. ISBN: 9781498296830


Commencement Address At Dordt College, May 2017, Mark Verbruggen Jun 2018

Commencement Address At Dordt College, May 2017, Mark Verbruggen

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Pastor Verbruggen delivered this commencement address in May 2017 at Dordt College.


Exploring Christian Song (Book Review), Karen A. De Mol Jun 2018

Exploring Christian Song (Book Review), Karen A. De Mol

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Reviewed Title: Exploring Christian Song edited by M. Jennifer Bloxam and Andrew Shenton. Lexington: Lexington Books, 2017. 238 pp. ISBN: 9781498549905.