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Historical

February 2017
Articles > Historical

The aims of the Evangelical Times newspaper

A pamphlet was sent to many evangelical churches throughout the UK explaining the purposes of the new newspaper: A PDF of this pamphlet is available here: ET_origin_pamphlet In various early copies of the newspaper its main aims were described:    

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Catholicism: East of Eden

With the recent visit of the pope to the United Kingdom, this republished work (formerly by Berean Beacon Press, 2005) is to be welcomed. The author writes from the advantage of personal experience, and not mere academic insight, having served for 22 years as a Dominican Roman Catholic priest. It provides the reader with…

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Banner in the West: A Spiritual History of Lewis and Harris

The author traces the spiritual history of the island of Lewis and Harris, off the north-west coast of Scotland. There’s something intriguing about the ‘Long island’, its people and its spiritual history. Mr Macleod is a son of the manse, a resident of the island since 1993 and an award-winning journalist. Celtic Christianity was…

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Building the Kingdom of God on Earth: The Churches’ Contribution to Marshal Support for World Order and Peace, 1919-1945

This excellent work informs us of the past and forewarns us of the future. Dr Erdmann writes of the era before and after World War I when influential people pondered how war might be abolished and the world’s social ills resolved. Something had to be done about war and its lasting devastation – a…

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April 2007
Reviews > Film

Apocalypto and the Bible

Mel Gibson’s film Apocalypto will introduce cinema audiences on both sides of the Atlantic to the ancient apostasy that flourished after the global flood. I am not suggesting that Gibson is aware of this. He has made a violent and gory movie about the Mayans of Central America, including their cutting hearts out of…

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September 2000
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Northern Europe > Latvia

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Latvia

Was the human voice designed for speech or song? This question helps us to focus on the central Baltic nation — Latvia, lying between Lithuania and Estonia, and recent winner of the Eurovision Song Contest. Latvia is well known for its song festivals. In many ways its fight for survival, and re-emergence into the…

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July 1999
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Western Europe > Germany

Missionary spotlight – Germany

It is probably true to say that throughout the twentieth century the majority of Germans have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ preached. In August 1887, C. H. Spurgeon wrote in The Sword and Trowel that ‘Germany was made unbelieving by her preachers’. What happened in Germany between 1517, the year Martin Luther…

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