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The Shorter Catechism Explained from Scripture (Puritan Paperbacks)

4.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  32 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
In the minds of John Owen and Thomas Watson this explanation of the Catechism is 'greatly useful to all Christians in general.'
Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 1st 1980 by Banner of Truth
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Justin Andrusk
May 11, 2012 Justin Andrusk rated it liked it
An excellent exposition on the Westminster Shorter Catechism.
Feb 05, 2010 Dirk rated it liked it
Useful tool to teach Catechism, meditate on church dogmatics.
CJ Bowen
Apr 19, 2011 CJ Bowen rated it really liked it
An updated version in more modern language would turn this helpful resource into a fantastic one. As it stands, the prose is a hindrance. The content, however, is very good. I was struck, however, by the sheer dominance of the sections on the Ten Commandments, which takes up nearly half of the book. And while that might be a helpful corrective today, it certainly affects the overall feel and tone of the book, I think in a less than positive direction.

While some Reformed folk today will have tro
Jun 19, 2014 Michael rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a little outdated in some ways, but it still contains some rare jewels of truth. I refer to his language as being outdated for the most part. Of course the author can't engage with modern theories on origins because he wrote during the 17th century!
Mar 19, 2014 Shawn rated it really liked it
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Chris Comis
Feb 10, 2009 Chris Comis rated it liked it
I had no idea so much could be gleaned from the Westminster Shorter C. I feel bad for all the little kiddies who had to sit through his catechism class.
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