Small Catechism

Some articles on small catechism, catechism, catechisms:

Lutero - Hymns
... faith prefiguring Luther's 1529 three-part explanation of the Apostles' Creed in the Small Catechism ... im Himmelreich, corresponds exactly to Luther's explanation of the prayer in the Small Catechism, with one stanza for each of the seven prayer petitions, plus opening ... Prayer and as a means of examining candidates on specific catechism questions ...
Luther's Small Catechism
... Luther's Small Catechism (Der Kleine Katechismus) was written by Martin Luther and published in 1529 for the training of children ... Luther's Small Catechism reviews the Ten Commandments, the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer, the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, the Office of the Keys ... The Small Catechism is widely used today in Lutheran churches as part of youth education and Confirmation ...
Lutero - Organising The Church - Catechisms
... Luther devised the catechism as a method of imparting the basics of Christianity to the congregations ... In 1529, he wrote the Large Catechism, a manual for pastors and teachers, as well as a synopsis, the Small Catechism, to be memorised by the people themselves ... The catechisms provided easy-to-understand instructional and devotional material on the Ten Commandments, the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer, baptism, and the ...

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    Socrates gave no diplomas or degrees, and would have subjected any disciple who demanded one to a disconcerting catechism on the nature of true knowledge.
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    Now small fowls flew screaming over the yet yawning gulf; a sullen white surf beat against its steep sides; then all collapsed, and the great shroud of the sea rolled on as it rolled five thousand years ago.
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