"The Church's Book of Comfort" edited by Willem Van't Spijker, translated by Gerrit Bilkes

Friday, 01 Jan 2010

Few documents are as important to the history, theology, piety, and practice of the Reformed churches across the globe as the Heidelberg Catechism (1563). Although there are many volumes offering an explanation of the catechism, most are pedestrian and obvious. Most fail to place the catechism in its historical context as they try to interpret it. This volume, a collection of seven essays by six contributors from various Reformed denominations in the Netherlands, proposes to remedy this problem by providing a comprehensive introduction and orientation to the catechism. The work opens with a brief survey of ...

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