The New City Catechism: A Remarkable Coming Together
Today is the official launch of the New City Catechism, which is marked by an extraordinary combination of fortes.
Produced by The Gospel Coalition and Redeemer Presbyterian Church of New York, this new catechism has a lot to be excited about in the various strengths coming together in this project. The New City Catechism
- both draws from the riches of history (being adapted from three outstanding Reformation-era catechisms — Calvin's Geneva Catechism, the Westminster Shorter and Larger Catechisms, and in particular the Heidelberg Catechism) and takes care to address the kind of questions people are asking today
- is both substantive and conveniently sized — with 52 questions, one for each week of the year (compare with Heidelberg's 129 or Westminster Shorter's 107), opportune for church and family calendars
- includes with each question both a short written commentary from a historical figure and a brief video exposition…