A Faith Worth Teaching – The History and People behind the Heidelberg Catechism
Chapter 1 explores the history behind the Heidelberg Catechism. The author notes the reformation of the Palatinate, the purpose of the Catechism, and the primary author of the Catechism, Zacharias Ursinus.
The Heidelberg Catechism: An Historical Look
The Simplified Catechism
The Sinner’s Comfort and God’s Glory: Zacharias Ursinus and the Heidelberg Catechism
Teaching the Catechism: Why and How
The Work of the Holy Spirit upon the Church
The Work of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus Christ
The Heidelberg Catechism – An Ecumenical Creed?
Klooster want to assess the ecumenical character of the Heidelberg Catechism. He gives a brief survey of the historical background of the Heidelberger and then consider its ecumenical character.
A Future for the HC in Tomorrow's Instruction?
The Theology of the Heidelberg Catechism
Our Catechism: 425 Years Young
A Catechism Written in Heidelberg
This article is about the historical background and purpose of the Heidelberg Catechism.
"Catechism Preaching" – Let's Love it!
"Catechism Preaching" – According to Church Order
"Catechism Preaching" – Under Attack?
A Textbook for the Church, Especially for the Youth
The Heidelberg Catechism
This article introduces the Heidelberg Catechism. It looks at the structure of the Catechism, its relation to Scripture, and the reasons it was written.
Use of the Heidelberg Catechism
The Heidelberg Catechism can be used for teaching, preaching, devotions, and Bible study. This article explains how.
Renew or Retain? The Place of the HC in School, Church and Catechesis
Spirituality in the Heidelberg Catechism
Rational or Practical: Communicating the Gospel Today
A Comparison between the Heidelberg Catechism and the Westminster Confession Introduction, Shifts in Theology
The Origins of the Heidelberg Catechism
The Skeleton of the Heidelberg Catechism
War and Peace in the Solas of the Heidelberg Catechism
This article looks at the five solas - By faith alone, Through Christ alone, By grace alone, By scripture alone, and Glory to God alone - in the context of the Heidelberg Catechism.
History and Purpose of the Heidelberg Catechism
This article discusses the history and the purpose of the Heidelberg Catechism. From a temporal perspective, the Catechism served to unify Christians during the Reformation. The other purpose of the Catechism was for it to be used as a doctrinal teaching tool for the youth.
The Heidelberg Catechism at 450 Years
This article looks at the history of the Heidelberg Catechism in terms of its context and structure. The author maintains that the catechism can still play a big role in the church through catechetical discipleship and training believers in sound doctrine.
Using the Heidelberg Catechism in Pastoring, Training, and Evangelism
Good for More Than Preaching: Liturgical Potential in the Heidelberg Catechism
Some congregations are discovering that the Heidelberg Catechism is good for more than preaching; many churches benefit from its use as a liturgical resource. This article explores possible uses of the Catechism as a liturgical document.
The Coming of the Heidelberg Catechism to the Netherlands
Zacharias Ursinus: Author of the Heidelberg Catechism
This article gives a biography of Zacharias Ursinus and the events that led to the writing of the Heidelberg Catechism.
Living with the Lord
The Covenantal Character of the Heidelberg Catechism
This article shows that the presupposition behind the writing of the Heidelberg Catechism was that God has determined a covenant of grace.
The Church's Book of Comfort – The Continued Relevance of the Heidelberg Catechism
The Heidelberg Catechism cannot be detached from history. If the historical context of this confessional statement is ignored, its special character will not be recognized. Chapter 7 places the Catechism in its historical and theological context. It is compared with the Belgic Confession, the Canons of Dort, and other catechisms. Finally, criticism of the Catechism and the continued relevance of the Catechism are considered.