Short Questions Concerning the Christian Doctrine of Faith, According to the Testimony of the Sacred Scriptures, Answered and Confirmed: For the Purpose of Instructing Youth in the First Principles of Religion

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Short Questions Concerning the Christian Doctrine of Faith, According to the Testimony of the Sacred Scriptures, Answered and Confirmed: For the Purpose of Instructing Youth in the First Principles of Religion

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This 140 page book is a translation of the author's Kurze fragen über die christliche glaubens-lehre, 1855, originally published (1763) under the title: Catechismus, oder Anfänglicher unterricht christlicher glaubens-lehre.

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JHAB 198

Publication Date

1863

Publisher

J. M. Schuenemann

City

Skippackville

Language

English

Keywords

Schwenkfelder Church, catechisms, Christian doctrine, religious instruction, questions and answers

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Christian Denominations and Sects | Liturgy and Worship

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A volume from the private library of the Reverend John Henry Augustus Bomberger (1817-1890), founder and first President of Ursinus College.

This was one of many "personal" catechisms compiled by Lutheran and Reformed pastors in the East - all of them attempts at giving young people the essence of either Luther's Catechism or the Heidelberg Catechism in palatable forms. Bomberger himself experimented along such lines, producing in 1850 a Youths Catechism designed to win widespread denominational acceptance. It did not, although it received attention at the Synod meeting of 1850 in Martinsburg.

The book contains an inscription: "Kindly presented by Rev. Wm Anders [William S. Anders]."

Short Questions Concerning the Christian Doctrine of Faith, According to the Testimony of the Sacred Scriptures, Answered and Confirmed: For the Purpose of Instructing Youth in the First Principles of Religion

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