Some Office Valentines

Harold Lindsell,

Keep ringing the bell.

Elect Kenneth Kantzer,

Your wisdom please flaunt, sir.

Keith Stonehocker, interesting name,

Try to win the numbers game.

Just published books are Donald’s Tinder Sometimes hot but more times cinder.

Here’s a secret for you, all alone, Cheryl Forbes,

C.S.L./J.R.R.T. are alive in their orbs.

Douglas, Armerding, Beyerhaus, Gasque, You share a most unstructured task With Howard, Linton, Kuhn, Yamauchi, Tischler, Morris, and John Warwick Montgomery.

Connie Seeley, though hours are killing, May you find your job fulfilling.

Ed, you plow the field for news Which often gives us fortnight blues.

Harold Myra

Light a fira.


Outstanding Feature

CHRISTIANITY TODAY’s issue featuring Cornelius Van Til (Dec. 30) was outstanding. I found the interview by David Kucharsky and the tribute to Van Til by Grady Spires nostalgic and challenging. Nostalgic because as one of his students I remembered those vigorous classroom exhibitions, and challenging because I, as well as the whole church, need to be constantly reminded that our message is still basically Christ Jesus and him crucified.


Associate Professor of Old Testament Conservative Baptist

Theological Seminary

Denver, Colo.

Thank you, David Kucharsky. In 1960 I tried to convince Time magazine of the importance of the work and contributions of Van Til.… They … were not convinced. I’m happy that in 1977 CHRISTIANITY TODAY saw Van Til as newsworthy.


Warrensville Heights, Ohio

I am grateful to CHRISTIANITY TODAY for its tribute to Van Til. Van Til’s apologetic was concisely and respectfully presented. Without dealing in undue exegetics and confining my remarks solely to the ...

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