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Christianity Today
"A Presbyterian Journal Devoted to Stating, Defending and Furthering the Gospel in the Modern World."
Samuel G. Craig, Editor
H. McAllister Griffiths, Managing Editor
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Volume 6 (1935-1936)
Contents by Issue:

Volume 6, No. 1 (June 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The Power to Repeal; 2. A Significant Testimony; 3. Northumberland Overtures the Assembly to Rescind; 4. "Study Your Bible" [review of book by E.J. Young]; 5. The Repudiation of Christianity 1
Which is the Rule of Faith and Life: The Word of God or the Voice of the Church? Wm. Childs Robinson, Th.D., D.D. 4
Unscientific Thinking L. Nelson Bell, M.D., F.A.C.S. 7
A Testimony of Ruling Elders of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. National Committee of Elders 10
Dr. Rimmer and the Flemington Meetings: The Story Behind the Story Rev. Charles E. Wideman 12
Letters to the Editor: 1. How Outsiders View the Machen Trial, by A.Z. Conrad; 2. Lest We Forget, by Albert Dale Gantz; 3. Independent David vs. General Assembly Goliath, by Eli Benedict 13
Sunday School Lessons for June (International Uniform Series) John Murray, M.A., Th.M. 15
The Comfort of the Scriptures: 1 Cor. 7:29 Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 18
News of the Church: 1. Westminster Seminary Commencement; 2. Ecclesiastical Situation Tense As Assembly Approaches;
3. Independent Board Meets, Seven Missionaries Appointed; 4. New England Fellowship Offers Award; 5. New York and New England, by L.C. Long; 6. Eastern Pennsylvania Letter, by J.B. Thwing; 7. Delaware-Maryland Letter, by Rev. H.G. Welbon;
8. News Letter from Western Pennsylvania, by H.J. Ockenga; 9. Minnesota-Wisconsin Letter, by H.W. Allen; 10. Illinois News Letter, by R.H. Wood; 11. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 12. Irish Letter, by S.W. Murray; 13. Letter from Melbourne, Australia, by H.T. Rush; 14. Ethiopian News, by J.L. Rohrbaugh; 15. Japan Letter, by L.W. Moore
 

Volume 6, No. 2 (July 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The 147th General Assembly; 2. The Assembly and the Independent Board; 3. Independent Board Members Refused Seats in Assembly; 4. The Unrest in the Church and Its Real Cause; 5. "The Calvin Forum"; 6. The Doctrinal Attitude of the Moderator of the Last Assembly 25
Is America on the Road to Ruin? Rev. Clarence E. Macartney, D.D. 29
The 147th General Assembly: A Church Approaching the Crossroads Editor 31
Sunday School Lessons for July (International Uniform Series) Edward J. Young 41
The Comfort of the Scriptures: II Cor. 5:14 Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 43
News of the Church: 1. Non-Judicial Case No. 4 [Allis & Cross, et al. vs. Synod of PA, re Rev. Pugh]; 2. Trials [McIntire; Buswell]; 3. Dr. Harold S. Laird Issues Statement; 4. Text of Philadelphia Minority Petition; 5. Eastern Pennsylvania Letter, by J.B. Thwing; 6. Denver and Vicinity, by H.C. Welker. 44

Volume 6, No. 3 (August 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The Attempt to Crush Westminster Seminary; 2. The Uplifted Christ; 3. "The Plan of Salvation" [review of Warfield book]. 49
The Foundation Principle of the Moral Law Rev. William Matheson 51
Is Christianity Reasonable? Grace Buchanan Sherwood 54
National Dangers Rev. John Tallmadge Bergen, D.D. 55
"Righteous Judgment" vs. Unjust Judgment Rev. Alford Kelley 56
Sunday School Lessons for August (International Uniform Series) Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 57
The Comfort of the Scriptures: II Cor. 8:9 Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 60
Letters to the Editor: 1. Disgraceful Doings, by David S. Clark; 2. Genuine Miracles, by G.M.; 3. A Wrong Emphasis, by a Layman 61
News of the Church: 1. Sixty-first General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; 2. Irish News Letter, by S.W. Murray; 3. Philadelphia Votes Action Against Independent Board Members; 4. Commission Appointed to Visit Philadelphia and Chester Presbyteries; 5. Trials Continue [West Jersey; Chicago]; 6. Presbyterian Constitutional Covenant Union Organized; 7. Rev. Joseph A. Schofield, Jr. Resigns from the Independent Board; 8. Eastern Pennsylvania Letter, by J.B. Thwing; 9. Denver and Vicinity, by H.C. Welker; 10. News Letter from Ethiopia, by J.L. Rohrbaugh; 11. China Letter, by A.B. Dodd; 12. Korea Letter, by B.F. Hunt; 13. Netherlands Letter, by F.W. Grosheide; 14. News Letter from the Union of South Africa, by P.S. Latsky; 15. Japan Letter, by L.W. Moore. 62

Volume 6, No. 4 (September 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The Presbyterian Constitutional Covenant Union; 2. How to Contribute to Foreign Missions;
3. Mr. Griffiths' Resignation and Our Editorial Policy; 4. An Explanation [re: authorship of article in previous issue]
73
Christian Preparedness Versus Anti-Christian Pacifism Professor N.B. Stonehouse, Th.D. 77
Faith and Knowledge Rev. Robert Duncan McKenzie, Th.M. 80
Religious Status of Children Born of Christian Parents in the Christian Church Rev. E.E. Bigger 83
Sunday School Lessons for September (International Uniform Series) Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 85
The Comfort of the Scriptures: Rev. David Freeman, Th.M. 87
Letters to the Editor: 1. Another Emphasis, by A Ruling Elder; 2. A Question Many Are Asking, by Sam'l B. Woods;
3. Dr. Warfield and Universalism, by Mrs. A.M. Fraser, with reply by SGC; 4. Premature Proposals, by Charles E. Edwards
88
News of the Church: 1. Report of North China Theological Seminary, 1934-35; 2. The Commemoration of Four Hundred Years of the Printed English Bible; 3. Rev. H. McAllister Griffiths Severs his Connections with "Christianity Today"; 4. Delaware-Maryland Letter, by H.G. Welbon; 5. Notes from a Southern Presbyterian, by Wm. Childs Robinson; 6. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 7. Netherlands Letter, by F.W. Grosheide; 8. Irish Letter, by S.W. Murray; 9. China Letter, by A.B. Dodd;
10. News Letter from Egypt, by W.L. McClenahan; 11. News Letter from Ethiopia, by J.L. Rohrbaugh.
90
News in Nutshells: 1. Hitler Broadens Attack; 2. Methodists Looking Toward Union; 3. Russia Responsive; 4. Dr. Kagawa to Visit United States; 5. Christian Endeavor Launches New Movement; 6. A "Social Research Bureau" for Southern Baptists?; 7. Pennsylvania Passes Sunday Movie Bill; 8. Methodist Laymen Protest; 9. The Independent Board Trials.  

Volume 6, No. 5 (October 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The Chief Value of the Bible; 2. Why Contribute to Missions?; 3. The McIntire Verdict;
4. Editorial Announcement [re: address change; Sunday School lessons; Letters to the Editor]; 5. Dr. Keyser's Appraisal of the Auburn Affirmation
97
Religion or Christianity Rev. Johannes G. Vos 100
Presbyterian Perfection Rev. Thomas F. Cummings 102
Light on the Higher Criticism from Ras Shamra Rev. Oswald T. Allis, Ph.D., D.D. 103
An Old Central European Seminary Becomes New Rev. Dr. Charles Vincze 104
Book Reviews: 1. The Revelation of St. John, by Abraham Kuyper; 2. The Educational Philosophy of Herman Bavinck, by Cornelius Jaarsma; 3. New Bible Evidence from 1925-1935 Excavations, by Sir Charles Marston; 4. Old and New Testament Biblical Theology, by Geerhardus Vos; 5. The Facts and Mysteries of the Christian Faith, by Albertus Pieters [all reviews by Samuel G. Craig, except for #3, by James Norris McDowell.] 105
Letters to the Editor: 1. Disagrees for the First Time, by M.A.C.; 2. The Covenant Union and the General Assembly, by C.H.C.;
3. Thinks Our Advice Bad, by T.M.G.; 4. Calvin Quoted re Secession, by G.H.
109
News of the Church: 1. Rev. Carl McIntire Pronounced "Guilty"; 2. Trial of Lay Members Begun; 3. Dr. Brumbaugh and 700 Members of the First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma Withdraw; 4. Encouraging News From Wheaton College; 5. Opening of Westminster Seminary [convocation address by Rev. John H. McComb]; 6. Progress in China, by W.M. Hayes; 7. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 8. Irish Letter, by S.W. Murray; 9. News Letter from Ethiopia, by J.L. Rohrbaugh; 10. News Letter from India, by Margaret W. Haines; 11. China Letter, by A.B. Dodd. 111
News in a Nutshell: 1. The New Calendar; 2. Church Statistics; 3. "Don't Burn Your Fingers"; 4. Church Union for India; 5. Temple Baptist Church Withdraws; 6. In Time of Trouble [re: Bible Societies]; 7. Sabbath Desecration; 8. Church Money Raising; 9. Seeking the Lost; 10. Mormon Missionaries; 11. Ten Thousand "Christian Revolutionaries"; 12. D.L. Moody Centenary and Moody Bible Institute Jubilee. 119

Volume 6, No. 6 (November 1935)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. Related But Not Identical Questions; 2. A Crying Need: How Shall It Be Met?; 3. The Right to Designate Gifts; 4. New and Forthcoming Features; 5. A Letter to the Editor with Reply [letter from Arthur W. Machen] 121
"Contending Earnestly for the Faith Once for All Delivered Unto the Saints [Commencement Address at Westminster Theological Seminary, 2 October 1935] Rev. John H. McComb 125
Drink, Divorce, Despair [sermon] Rev. John T. Reeve, D.D. 128
A Meditation: Whatsoever Ye Do, Do It Heartily as to the Lord Abraham Kuyper, D.D., LL.D. 130
Missions Mrs. George P. Pierson 132
Book Reviews: 1. Hopeless--Yet There Is Hope, by A.C. Gaebelein; and 2. Christian Realities, by R.E. Speer. 133
Letters to the Editor: 1. Author of Dissenting Opinion in McIntire Case Takes Exception, by S. Iredell; 2. Baptism of Infants Opposed, by A.M. Lester; 3. Baptist Minister Dissents, by D.J. McKay. 134
News of the Church: 1. Religion and Science Association Formed; 2. Westminster Seminary Opens Seventh Year; 3. Will New York Presbytery Petition the 1936 Assembly to Rescind Action of 1934 Assembly re The Independent Board?; 4. Independent Board Trials; 5. Olympia Presbytery Makes Final Disposition of Brumbaugh Case; 6. The First Independent Church of Tacoma, Wash.;
7. San Francisco Presbytery Licenses Edward J. Young; 8. Baltimore Presbytery Receives John Hutchison; 9. Dr. Machen to Broadcast; 10. Commission Visits Philadelphia and Chester Presbyteries; 11. The Presbyterian Guardian; 12. Dr. W.M. McPheeters Called Higher!, by Wm. Childs Robinson; 13. Dr. James M. Gray Called Home; 14. League of Evangelical Students; 15. A Christian School for Girls at Montrose, Penna.; 16. Stony Brook: A Christian School for Boys; 17. Reformation Day Under the Cross.
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News in a Nutshell: 1. Crisis in German Protestant Church; 2. National Missions in Comity Pact; 3. Prayer for Ethiopia; 4. Pacifism on Parade at Northfield; 5. "Religious Digest" Appears; 6. The True Task of the Church and Socialism; 7. Of Importance to Christians in Pennsylvania; 8. "Church and State" and the Baptists; 9. News of the Independent Board; 10. Only One Thing to Do; 11. The Anti-God Campaign in Russia. 143

Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. Our Lord's Advent; 2. The Barnhouse Report; 3. What Presbyterians Believe About the Bible;
4. Westminster Seminary and the Independent Board [re: Letter from Rev. Warren R. Ward]
145
A Summary of Presbyterian Beliefs ["Composite Authorship"] 149
Jesus' Teaching--Ethical Rather Than Doctrinal? Rev. George P. Pierson, D.D. 151
Report of Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse Concerning his visit to Presbyterian Foreign Mission Stations in Asia, Part I Rev. Donald Grey Barnhouse 152
A Meditation: Immanuel Abraham Kuyper, D.D., LL.D. 155
Missions Mrs. George P. Pierson 156
Book Reviews: 1. Preaching the Apocalypse, by Daniel Russell; 2. The Message from Patmos, by D.S. Clark; 3. The Book of the Revelation, by W.R. Newell; 4. "Thus Saith the Lord", by S. Vanden Hoek; 5. "Christmas": An American Manual (Augsburg). 157
Letters to the Editor: 1. Morality Without Christ, by D.L. Chapin; 2. A Letter of Commendation, by O.M. Waite; 3. Keynote of the Last Assembly, by "A Former Missionary". 159
News of the Church: 1. Judicial Commission of Synod of Pennsylvania Renders Important Decision [re: Machen, et al.]; 2. Commission Continues Investigation of Philadelphia and Chester; 3. Kalamazoo Presbytery Refuses to Receive Rev. G.H. Snell;
4. Independent Board News; 5. General Council Advises Next Assembly to Transmit Cayuga Overture to Presbyteries; 6. Their Works Do Follow: William A. Sunday and I.S. Prokhanoff [obituaries]; 7. The World-Wide Revival Prayer Movement; 8. Korea Letter, by B.F. Hunt; 9. News Letter from India, by Margaret W. Haines [with Letter from H.T. Holland on Quetta Earthquake];
10. News Letter from Scotland, by D. Maclean; 11. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 12. News Letter from Albania, by P.B. Kennedy; 13. The Revival of Calvinism; 14. Revival in Poland.
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News in Nutshells: 1. Persecution of German Christians Continues; 2. Ancient Bible Manuscript Found in England; 3. Is the Sixth Commandment Abrogated? [re: euthanasia]; 4. The Crisis in Ecuador; 5. Calvinism in Japan; 6. "Compel Them to Come In";
7. Until Recently Under Presbyterian Foreign Board; 8. The Belfast Disturbances; 9. Chicago Churches Decline W.P.A. Fund.
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Volume 6, No. 8 (January 1936)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1.Our Lord's Central and Abiding Purpose; 2. The Mandate of the 1934 Assembly; 3. Decisions Handed Down by Judicial Commission of the Synod of Pennsylvania; 4. The Board of Foreign Missions and the Barnhouse Report 169
John Calvin, the World Reconstructionist Rev. James Mitchell Foster, D.D. 173
Controversy and Compromise Rev. S.J. Henman 178
Report of Dr. Donald Grey Barnhouse Concerning his visit to Presbyterian Foreign Mission Stations in Asia, Part II Rev. Donald Grey Barnhouse 180
A Mediation: The Courses of the Age Are His Abraham Kuyper, D.D. 183
Missions [includes letter from Henry W. & Betty Coray in China] Mrs. George P. Pierson 184
Book Reviews: 1. Daily Manna, edited by M. Monsma; 2. The Origin of Mankind Viewed from the Standpoint of Revelation and Research, by Sir Ambrose Fleming; 3. The Origin of Religion, by S.M. Zwemer. 186
News of the Church: 1. The Executive Council of the Board of Foreign Missions Comments on Dr. Barnhouse's Mission Report;
2. An Action of Board of Foreign Missions on Dr. Barnhouse's Report, November 18, 1935; 3. General Council Votes Quotas and Percentages; 4. Generous Gift to Grove City College; 5. Early Date of Manuscript Supported; 6. Irish Letter, by S.W. Murray;
7. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 8. News from Australia, by H.T. Rush; 9. China Letter, by A.B. Dodd.
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News in Nutshells: 1. A Social Gospel [Student Volunteer Movement]; 2. "Bring Ye All the Tithes into the Storehouse; 3. To Be Communist or Not to Be; 4. Second Conference of Methodist Laymen; 5. "Owe No Man Anything"; 6. Modernism Unsatisfying;
7. Homiletics and Hobbies in New York; 8. A Deadly Success; 9. Mexico's Religious Crisis; 10. Household Worship in Germany;
11. German Missions; 12. What Will Be the Message? [Federal Council of Churches mission]; 13. One Hundredth Anniversary of Bible for Blind.
191

Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. The Disruption of Westminster Seminary. 193
Mission Study Books for 1935-36 : I. Home Missions Rev. Joseph A. Schofield, Jr. 196
Water Baptism, Sprinkling or Immersion? What Saith the Scriptures? Rev. Warren R. Ward 199
A Meditation: Every One Which Seeth the Son [John 6:4] Abraham Kuyper, D.D. 203
Missions [includes news of Sudan; Ethiopia; China; Peru; Korea and Japan] Mrs. George P. Pierson 205
Question Box: 1. Dr. Fosdick and Orthodoxy, by J.H.W.; 2. The State of the Church, by Miss K.P.; 3. Support of the Independent Board, by M.E.C.; 4. The Physical Resurrection, by J.S. 206
Letters to the Editor: 1. Students Reply to Dr. Ward; 2. The De Waard Case, by John J. De Waard; 3. A Layman Speaks Out, by E. Van Deusen; 4. Stay Within the Church, by F.G.S. 208
News of the Church: 1. New York Presbytery Refuses to Obey General Assembly's Mandate; 2. Independent Board News; 3. Westminster Seminary News; 4. Resolution Regarding Rev. John B. Thwing; 5. The All-Bible School; 6. Founder's Week at Moody Bible Institute; 7. Convention of Evangelical Students; 8. The Smyth Lecture Series; 9. The Sprunt Lecture Series; 10. A Church of Christian Jews; 11. The Board of Foreign Missions; 12. Their Works Do Follow Them: William E. Blackstone and Frederick N. Charrington [obituaries]; 13. Fiftieth Anniversary Bross Competition; 14. Prize Offered for Best Treatise [American Tract Society]; 15. A Native Bible School in Manchuria. 210
News in Nutshells: 1. A New Commonwealth [Philippines]; 2. Christianity Supreme; 3. The Waldensian Church in the Italian Crisis; 4. National Church for Canada Discussed; 5. Danger Ahead [re: "Layman's Inquiry"]; 6. German Calendar Heathen;
7. The German Protestant Church; 8. The Need of France; 9. Results of One Hundred Years of Missions; 10. Revival in Denmark;
11. Christian Layman's Hour in Mexico; 12. "The Liberal Retreat in China".
215
   

Volume 6, No. 10 (March 1936)
Editorial Notes and Comments: 1. Christianity, Evolution and Miracles; 2. Announcement Extraordinary [re: new Kuyper series and pending series by Dr. Boettner]; 3. A Noteworthy Article by Dr. Allis [review of article on dispensationalism] 217
Some Dangers in Present Pacifist Movements L. Nelson Bell, M.D., F.A.C.S. 220
D.L. Moody--The Man, The Message, and The Work A.F. Gaylord 223
An Unpublished Fragment of the Fourth Gospel in the John Rylands Library Edited by C.H. Roberts, M.A. 225
A Meditation on the Resurrection: "Highly Exalted" Abraham Kuyper, D.D., LL.D. 227
Missions 1. Letter from R. Heber McIlwaine in Japan; 2. Letter from J. L. Rohrbaugh in Ethiopia; 3. The Black Jews of Ethiopia: A Strange People in the Land of Haile Selassie. Mrs. George P. Pierson 230
Book Reviews: 1. The Program of Peace, by Joseph Taylor Britan; 2. Forty Happy Years in Japan, by George P. Pierson and Ida G. Pierson; 3. John and Betty Stam, Martyrs, by Lee S. Huizenga; 4. The Triumph of John and Betty Stam, by Mrs. Howard Taylor 232
Question Box: 1. Two Timely Questions About the Lord's Supper, by "Perplexed"; 2. Christianity and Pacifism, by A.S.;
3. Auburn Affirmation and 1924 Assembly, by M.M.N.
233
Letters to the Editor: 1. Serious Count Against Education Board, by John Tallmadge Bergen; 2. Rebuke Mingled with Praise, by Ira M. Grey; 3. The 1935 Manual of Presbyterian Law for Church Officers and Members, by John Welsh Dulles [re: giving] 234
News of the Church: 1. Dr. G.S. McCune, Mission College and Academy President, Deposed; 2. Independent Board Trials;
3. Sudden Death of Rev. G.H. Snell; 4. Belmont Plan Advocated; 5. Federal Council Now Controls Appointments of Prison Chaplains; 6. God, the Foundation of Knowledge [review of C. Van Til lectures, by Wm. C. Robinson]; 7. The Presbyterian Church in Canada, by T.G.M. Bryan; 8. Letter from Korea, by B.F. Hunt [includes mention of T. Stanley Soltau]
236
News in Nutshells: 1. A Red List [communist and liberal groups active among American youth]; 2. An Overture on War; 3. Japan Frees Geisha Girls; 4. In Face of Persecution [Bible Society in Spain]; 5. Nazi Clergy Write New Bible Version; 6. Appeal for Christian Refugees [re: German Christians]; 7. In Footsteps of a King [re: example of King George]; 8. The Jewish Exodus. 239

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