Professor Homer C. Hoeksema (1923-1989)

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Homer C. Hoeksema:

    Homer C. Hoeksema was born on January 30, 1923.   He passed away on July 17, 1989.  He was the second son of Herman Hoeksema and born during the turmoil of the Common Grace controversy which led to the formation of the Protestant Reformed Churches.

    He graduated from Calvin College and then the Protestant Reformed Seminary.  He serve the Protestant Reformed Congregation at Doon, Iowa from 1949 to 1955 and later the Protestant Reformed Congregation at South Holland, Illinois from 1955 to 1959.

    In 1959 he was called to serve as professor in the Protestant Reformed Seminary until his death in 1989.  He taught the departments of Dogmatics and New Testament studies.  He served for many years as the editor of The Standard Bearer and wrote various significant books--the main one, a study of the Canons of Dordt titled: The Voice of the Fathers.  This book is available through the Reformed Book Outlet in Hudsonville, MI or can be ordered from the Reformed Free Publishing Association


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