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The Influence of Westminster Seminary on the RCUS

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. Rev. Howard Hart THERE CAN BE little doubt that Westminster Theological Seminary has had a powerful and fundamental impact on our beloved Church, the Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS). Since the late 1920s this orthodox institution has renovated …

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The German-Russians and Dr. H. F. Kohlbruegge

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. Rev. Norman C. Hoeflinger SOME years ago at an adult Bible study I gave a lesson on “How the Christian Church became German.” In a German Reformed Church that might seem a bit “chauvinistic.” What I had in mind was …

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The History of the RCUS Since the 1934 Merger

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. Rev. Robert Grossmann HISTORICAL REVIEW THE Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS) has a history going back in North America to 1725 when the first three permanent congregations were founded under the leadership of Rev. John Philip Boehm at …

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The 1934 Merger (and the Rebirth of the RCUS)

      Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. Rev. Peter Grossmann I WAS born, grew up, and was educated in the environment with which much of this project is concerned. My father and grandfather before me were ministers in the Reformed Church in the U. …

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The Theology of the Eastern Church and Mercersburg

Source: You Shall Be My People. Copyright © 1996 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. By Rev. Frank Walker WHEN a seminary goes bad, the denomination it serves usually follows right behind. This observation, sadly enough, summarizes the history of the Reformed Church in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. Three professors-Friedrich Rauch, John …

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