“What is Catechism?” by Ursinus (1534-1583)
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by westportexperiment
3M ago
I. WHAT IS CATECHISATION? The Greek word katechesis is derived from kataecheo, as kataecismos is from kataechizo. Both words, according to their common signification, mean to sound, to resound, to instruct by word of mouth, and to repeat the sayings of another. Kataecheo more properly, however, means to teach the first principles and rudiments of some particular doctrine. As applied to the ..read more
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RPM: Sample class on catechesis
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by westportexperiment
11M ago
A sample of my latest course for STR-WA: “Catechesis: Theory & Practice ..read more
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Un Método Sencillo de Catequizar, por Thomas Doolittle
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by westportexperiment
1y ago
Este tratado de Thomas Doolittle, escrito por el pastor de la infancia del gran comentarista de la Biblia Matthew Henry, es una obra maestra muy olvidada sobre el tema de la naturaleza, la justificación y los métodos de la catequesis. Es una lectura obligada para cualquier pastor reformado ..read more
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Curso de catequesis
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by westportexperiment
1y ago
Inscríbase en un curso del seminario sobre la teoría y la práctica de la catequesis. El costo del curso es de sólo $10 USD; y hay vacantes disponibles gratuitamente para un número limitado de quienes deseen auditar el curso. Más información sobre el curso: https://www.facebook.com/str.iprbolivia.org Comprensión teológica: Los estudiantes adquirirán una sólida comprensión de los ..read more
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“Instrucción Catequética,” por Archibald Alexander
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by westportexperiment
1y ago
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Alcuin of York on catechesis
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by westportexperiment
1y ago
​ The following selections are from Alcuin of York (c. 735-804), some of which were directed to the Emperor Charlemagne​. Drawn from The History of Christian Missions, by George Frederick Maclear (1863). * * * * “The Apostolic Order . . . is first to teach all nations, then is to follow the administration of ..read more
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Taxonomy of Sabbath positions
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by westportexperiment
2y ago
The following chart gives a kind of basic taxonomy of various positions on the Sabbath within Christianity. This very helpful piece was designed by my elder, Brad Snyder. Well done, sir! [Note, this was designed for our catechism class, which focuses on the education of our young people. Some parts could require more elucidation and ..read more
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The efficacy of the sacraments
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by westportexperiment
3y ago
Another theological diagram as a teaching aid for my next lesson on the Westminster Shorter Catechism this Sabbath. I designed this some time back and got some feedback on it from a couple of my ministerial colleagues. Like any diagram, it doesn’t say it all. But I think it helps distinguish the Reformed position from ..read more
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A short catechism on confessions
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by westportexperiment
3y ago
While reading through a dissertation treating confessional subscription among Presbyterians prior to the Adopting Act of 1729, I came across a discussion of the English Presbyterian Daniel Wilcox. Apparently, the influence of Enlightenment thinking regarding authority and toleration was infiltrating English Presbyterians at that time in a big way, and even Arianism began to rear ..read more
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David Brainerd’s evangelistic catechesis
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by westportexperiment
4y ago
Thought catechism was just for the baptized children of the church? Think again. The extracts below are taken from The Memoirs of the Rev. David Brainerd: 1746 Jan..4. “Prosecuted my catechetical method of instructing. Found my people able to answer questions with propriety, beyond what could have been expected from persons so lately brought out ..read more
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