‘And thou shalt teach these words diligently …’: Remarks on the purpose of the Heidelberg Catechism regarding its teaching nature

@inproceedings{Dassonville2013AndTS,
  title={‘And thou shalt teach these words diligently …’: Remarks on the purpose of the Heidelberg Catechism regarding its teaching nature},
  author={V. D'assonville},
  year={2013}
}
  • V. D'assonville
  • Published 2013
  • Art
  • As is well-known, the Heidelberg Catechism (HC) has not only become one of the most important confessions of faith since the 16th century, it has also been a significant aid to catechesis, even to this day. In this contribution, the catechetical purpose of the HC is examined with regard to its origins. Three texts that accompanied the first editions of the Heidelberg Catechism in 1563 are scrutinised: two prefaces by Frederick III, and the Palatine Church Order. The youth as well as the rest of… CONTINUE READING
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