Category Archives: Catechesis

Coming This Week!

The Small Catechism is fantastic. And the synod explanation is also very useful. It explains the theology quite well. But Luther’s Large catechism applies that theology. It is one of the most practical explanations of what we believe – and … Continue reading

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New Resource

Coming soon at Teach These Things: Outlines of Luther’s Large Catechism. For those who have ordered Teach These Things, you already have them in the teacher’s book. I intended them as a help for teaching. But a pastor friend suggested … Continue reading

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Catechetics: Peer Review

As I neared completion on the first draft of Catechetics, I sent out a request for peer reviewers. That was 3 1/2 years ago. So, let’s just say the last half of the book didn’t move along at a blistering … Continue reading

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Publishing Update. And a Bleg

Technically, I’m currently working on three different books. Catechetics: Fixing Confirmation is coming along nicely. I’m finishing up the final round of major edits from my end, and then I will be sending it out to reviewers. So here is … Continue reading

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Contact the Catechism Revision Committee

I’m sure many of my readers have filled out the Catechism Revision survey online. But if you, like me, thought that perhaps there was more to say about it, you might want to contact the Catechism Review Committee directly. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Reviewing the “Field Test”: Part 3, Fatal Flaws and a Prescription for Recovery

In Part 1, I reviewed some of the strengths of the Revised Catechism Field Test. In Part 2, I looked at some new things that didn’t quite work. In Part 3, I go over what I see as problems that … Continue reading

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Reviewing the “Field Test”: Part 2, Needs Improvement

In part 1, I examined the changes that I thought were good in the catechism revision. In part 2, I take a look at some of the more challenging parts of the revision… First, the length of the revision is … Continue reading

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