The Early Reception of Our Catechism

As one might expect under the circumstances of those times, the catechism was both warmly received and vigorously assailed. Among Protestants inclined to the theology of John Calvin, the catechism was immediately received with joy. Already in 1563 it was translated into three different languages. It appeared in Latin, the translation of the third edition, for use in […]

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The Preciousness of the Heidelberg Catechism

The year 1963 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the publication of the Heidelberg Catechism. This precious document, one of the creeds of a number of Reformed denominations, in this country and abroad, has enjoyed singular popularity among Reformed people ever since Its first appearance. It has been translated into many languages and is still […]

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