This reprint of the original four-volume set first published in 1917, has been made available by Baker Books since 2000. I have decided to read these volumes before the end of the year. Many people talk about these writings from which we get our name “Fundamentalists,” but I have wondered how those men actually wrote. One of my impressions after reading the first volume (368 pages of fairly technical material on the failings of modern rationalistic thinking) is that they were not so concerned with finding the lowest common denominator for Christian unity or the five or ten broadest beliefs to use as a doctrinal basis. Rather, these men were vigorously defending Biblical Christianity wherever it was attacked. In Volume one, anyway, the “fundamental” of the faith seemed to be that if we lose any part of our Bible to modernism, we stand to lose Christianity itself.
Local Churches and Their PastorsOctober 29, 2016
The month of October afforded me a number of opportunities to fellowship with local church pastors from various states and even countries. Though I have written on the local church a lot this year, I want to relate the blessing that I received from my fellowship with these men and also to enhance our appreciation […]
The Local Church of RevelationOctober 1, 2016
All conservative scholars agree that Revelation is the last book to be added to the canon of sixty six inspired books and that the apostle John is the author. John is given his three-fold division of the book as, “the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall […]
Borders, Language, and CultureAugust 1, 2016
41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done […]