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Burning the Wooden Shoes—Again!

FEBRUARY 2012: ESSAY by David Zwart A pair of burning wooden shoes! It is probably the most famous— or infamous—cover of the Christian Reformed Church's magazine, The Banner. It appeared November 3, 1980, the work of a new editor, Andrew Kuyvenhoven, himself a native of the Netherlands who had migrated to Canada and then the United States. If anyone should have wanted to keep Dutch traditions, it should have been this member of Generation 1.5. Yet the magazine's cover and…
David Zwart
October 30, 2014