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Introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism Sources, History, and Theology

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ISBN-10: 0801031176

ISBN-13: 9780801031175

Edition: 2005

Authors: Lyle D. Bierma, Paul W. Fields, Charles D. Gunnoe, Karin Y. Maag, Karin Y. Maag

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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.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.83" wide x 8.86" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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.

Historical introduction
The reformation of the Palatinate and the origins of the Heidelberg catechism, 1500-1562
The purpose and authorship of the Heidelberg catechism
The sources and theological orientation of the Heidelberg catechism
Early editions and translations of the Heidelberg catechism
Bibliography of research on the Heidelberg catechism since 1900
Translations of Ursinus's catechisms
The smaller catechism
The larger catechism