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A Short Exposition of Dr. Martin Luther’s Small Catechism [In the translation authorized by the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America], (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1912).  PDF | Word | TXT

Albrecht, Martin, “The Effects of Luther’s Catechisms on the Church of the 16th Century,” [This essay is part of a series of essays produced by a joint effort involving Dr. Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary for the 450th anniversary of Luther’s Large and Small Catechisms in the spring of 1979.]

Booe, Phil, “Cooperative Catechesis: A Model for Equipping Lutheran Parents and Pastors to Catechize Children in the Christian Faith,” Selected excepts prepared for the March 16, 2016 Winkel at Hudson, New York.

Dau, W.H.T. “How Can We Prove Our Gratitude for Luther’s Small Catechism?” Lutheran School Journal, S 1929, pp. 8-12, 60-66

Fickenscher II, Carl C., “The Family: A Place for Catechesis,” For the Life of the World, vol, 8, no. 2 (Concordia Theological Seminary Press, April 2004).

Fredrich, Edward C., “The Evangelical Character of Luther’s Catechism,” in David P. Scaer and Robert D. Preus, eds., Luther’s Catechims — 450 Years: Essays Commemorating the Small and Large Catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther, p. 8 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, 1979).

Johnston, Paul I., “Christian Education in the Thought of Johann Michael Reu,” Concordia Theological Quarterly, vol. 58, nos. 2-3, pp. 93-111

Kolander, Kevin L., “Our Rich Heritage–Luther: Catechism and Tradition in the Parish Today,” For the Life of the World, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 10 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, March 2010).

Kolb, Robert, “The Layman’s Bible: The Use of Luther’s Catechisms in the German Late Reformation,” Luther’s Catechisms – 450 Years (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary Press, 1979), 16-26, 75-79.

Laetsch, T., “The Catechism in the Christian Home,” Concordia Theological Monthly, vol. V, no. 8, p. 596 (Concordia Publishing House, August 1934).

Laetsch, Theo., “The Catechism in Public Worship,” Concorida Theological Monthy, vol. V, no. 3, p. 234 (March, 1934).

Lose, George William, Catechism Bible Narratives: A Series of Bible Narratives on the Five Chief Parts of Luther’s Smaller Catechism for Use in Lutheran Sunday Schools (Columbus, Ohio: Lutheran Book Concern, 1915).

Luther, Martin, Did My Baptism Count?, trans. James C. Strawn (Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2006).

Luther, Martin, How Is Christ There?, (from sermon on the Sacrament of Christ’s body and blood against the fanatics), trans. Holger Sonntag (Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2011).

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Two Catechisms Explained by Himself, in Six Classic Writings. Trans. John Nicholas Lenker. Minneapolis, MN: Luther, 1908.

LutheranCatechism.com, Pray for Children, Version 1.0, Reminiscere + Lent 2 + 2016.

Mueller, J. Theodore, “Professional Growth in the Study of the Confessions,” Concordia Theological Monthly, vol. IX, no. 4, April 1938, 257-268.

Nestingen, James Arne, “The Lord’s Prayer in Luther’s Catechism,” Word & World, vol. 22, no. 1, Winter 2002, 36-48.

Payton, Leonard, “In a Simple Way to His Household,” For the Life of the World, vol, 4, no. 1 (Concordia Theological Seminary Press, January 2000).

Pless, John T. “Bibliography for Catechetics.”

Pless, John T. “Catechesis for Life in the Royal Priesthood,” Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology, vol. III, no. 4, p. 3 (Reformation/October 1994).

Pless, John T., “Ceremonies for Seekers: Catechesis as a Fundamental Criterion for Worship in the Lutheran Confessions,” in Congress on the Lutheran Confessions: Worship 2000 (Lutheran Academy Press, 2000).

Pless, John T., “Fidelity to the Catechism: In Prayer and Teaching,” presentation to “Society of the Holy Trinity Festival of the Resurrection, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Luke, Chicago, Illinois, April 1, 2005.

Pless, John T., “Reformation Catechesis: Then & Now, ” Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference, February 6, 2016 (Powerpoint presentation).

Pless, John T., “Shaping a Congregation’s Self-awareness as a Baptizing Community

Pless, John T., “The Saxon Visitation (1528): Insights for Contemporary Lutheran Church Life,” LCSA Pastors’ Convention, Cyara, South Africa, August 31-September 2, 2010.

Pless, John T., “The Small Catechism: Pattern and Shape of Christian Doctrine,” For the Life of the World, vol, 4, no. 4 (Concordia Theological Seminary Press, October 2000).

Reu, M. Catechetics or Theory and Practice of Religious Instruction. Chicago: Wartburg House, 1918.

Rueter, David L., “What is Catechesis Anyway,” chapter 1 in Teaching the Faith at Home (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2016).

Scaer, David P., “The New Translation of Luther’s Small Catechism: Is it Faithful to Luther’s Spirit?” David P. Scaer and Robert D. Preus, eds., Luther’s Catechims — 450 Years: Essays Commemorating the Small and Large Catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther, p. 32 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, 1979).

Stjerna, Kirsi I. , “The Large Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther, 1529,” excerpted from The Annotated Luther, Volume 2, Word and Faith, 279-288 (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016).

Thompson, William E. “Catechesis: The Quiet Crisis,” Concordia Theological Quarterly, Volume: 56 Number: 2 in 1992, p. 99-122

Tjernagel, N.S., “Forerunners of the Catechism: A view of Catechetical Instruction at the Dawn of the Reformation,” in David P. Scaer and Robert D. Preus, eds., Luther’s Catechisms — 450 Years: Essays Commemorating the Small and Large Catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther, p. 47 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, 1979).

Triglot Concordia: The Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States, 1917.

Voelz, James W., “Luther’s Use of Scripture in the Small Catechism,” in David P. Scaer and Robert D. Preus, eds., Luther’s Catechims — 450 Years: Essays Commemorating the Small and Large Catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther, p. 55 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, 1979).

Weinrich, William C., “Early Christian Catechetics: An Historical and Theological Construction,” in David P. Scaer and Robert D. Preus, eds., Luther’s Catechims — 450 Years: Essays Commemorating the Small and Large Catechisms of Dr. Martin Luther, p. 64 (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary, 1979).

Zwanepol, Klass, “The structure and dynamics of Luther’s Catechism,” Acta Theologica 2011 31(2): 394-411