Small Catechism

Dr. Martin Luther wrote the Small Catechism as a tool for parents to teach the six chief parts of Christian doctrine to their children. Today, Lutherans still use the Small Catechism to teach children and adults the fundamentals of the Christian Faith.

Translation Information

The text of the Catechism is taken from Johann Conrad Dietrich’s Dr. Martin Luther’s Small Catechism Explained in Questions and Answers. For Schools and Families. With additions from the Dresden Catechism and the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Church, and with additional proof passages from the Holy Scriptures. Translated from the German Edition published by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, Etc.

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