Catechesis for Adults outside the Church

This article discusses what catechism instruction for newcomers to the church might look like. It gleans certain points from a booklet written by the church father Augustine, titled On Instructing Beginners in the Faith. The main points raised concern the catechumen, the catechist, the material that should be addressed, and the need to aim instruciton at both the head and the heart.

Faith and Life in All Its Dimensions: The Augustinian Tradition of Abraham Kuyper and Klaas Schilder The Augustinian tradition of Abraham Kuyper and Klaas Schilder

Looking at Augustine and his work on the City Of God, this article shows how he presented the Christian faith as encompassing all of life. The author shows that this aspiration continued in the work of Abraham Kuyper and Klaas Schilder.