The Catechism in Christian Education

Margaret A. Krych

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1990

Issue: Catechism and Lectionary (Vol. 10, No 1, Winter, 1990)

The concerns that led Luther to write the catechism still rear their heads to a greater or lesser extent in the twentieth-century church. We too should be concerned about the general churchgoer’s lack of theological learning. A good grasp of theology will inform the people’s response to God in worship and form the basis for service and evangelism; without it the church is greatly impoverished. The catechism is an important resource for developing such a theological perspective.

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