An Introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism


Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: September 01, 2005

ISBN: 0801031176

ISBN-13: 9780801031175

Number of Pages: 224

Series: Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought

Dimensions: 9 × 6 (inches)

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This work examines key aspects of the development of the Heidelberg Catechism, including historical background, socio-political origins, purpose, authorship, sources, and theology. The book includes the first ever English translations of two major sources of the Heidelberg Catechism--Ursinus's Smaller and Larger Catechisms--and a bibliography of research on the document since 1900.

Students of the Reformed tradition and the Protestant Reformation will value this resource.

Author Info

Lyle D. Bierma (Ph.D., Duke University) is professor of systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. Charles D. Gunnoe Jr. (Ph.D., University of Virginia) is associate professor of history at Aquinas College. Karin Y. Maag (Ph.D., University of St. Andrews) is director of the Meeter Center at Calvin College.Paul W. Fields is theological librarian and curator of the Meeter Center at Calvin College.

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