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A Belated 448th Birthday

January 20, 2011

To the Heidelberg Catechism, that is.  448 years old as of 1/19/2011 (written in 1563; Luther died in 1546, while Calvin would be called heavenward the next year in 1564). A model of theological precision and pastoral warmth and counsel.

Never used a catechism before? This is probably the best one to start with in the Reformed tradition that is not explicitly Baptist. Fred Sanders gives 10 reasons why here.

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