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JBC Volume 2:1 (Winter 1978) PDF


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Table of Contents


  • Jay Adams

Christian Education

  • Settle Here Paul Settle
  • The Whole Counsel Paul Settle
  • Proposal for a New Seminary John M. Frame
  • A Curriculum Conspectus Paul Settle


  • Editorial Howard A. Eyrich
  • Indicators of Learning-Disability James E. Alpaugh
  • Biblical Help for Solving Interpersonal Conflicts Wayne A. Mack
  • Yourself and You Larry S. Ruddell
  • Book Reviews
    Born Again by Charles W. Colson Lloyd P. Jonas
    The God Players by Earl Jabay Jeremy C. Jackson
    The Kingdom of Self 
    by Earl Jabay Jeremy C. Jackson

Medicine and Health

  • Your Good Health Bob Smith
  • Health Books (Book Review)
    Health Guide for Survival by Salem Kirban Bob Smith


  • What About Jewish Missions Milton Fisher (Introductory remarks to following article)
  • A Theological Overview Steven S. Jacobs
  • A Reply by the Missions Editor (to “A Theological Overview”) Milton Fisher

Para Christianity

  • The Deprogramming and Rehabilitation of Modern Cult Members James Bjornstad
  • News Notes
  • The Spalding Affair Wesley Walters
  • Book Briefs
    Where Does It Say That? by Bob Witte
    What Every Mormon Should Know by Edmond C. Gruss
    Will the “Saints” Go Marching In? by Floyd McElveen
    The Bible and The Mormon Scriptures Compared by Charles A. Crane
    The Mormon Papers by Harry L. Ropp

Pastoral Work

  • Practical Helps for Building Character in Children Jim Campbell


  • You Can Minister Effectively to Children Henry “Uncle Hank” Schum
  • The Pulpit Teaching Ministry As Preventive Counseling Howard E. Dial
  • Make Your Preaching Live Jay Adams

Special Section

  • Christian Education As Preparatory Counseling Raymond A. Gimmi


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