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A Short Exposition of Dr. Martin Luther’s Small Catechism


This volume gives additional questions and answers expounding upon Martin Luther’s original teaching. The exposition is supported with several additional texts not cited in Luther’s Small Catechism. It provides a supplement to the succinct teaching of the small catechism—further developing the ideas presented by Luther with explanation and additional biblical support. This resource is useful for sermon preparation, personal Bible study, or for leading catechism.

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  • Title: A Short Exposition of Dr. Martin Luther’s Small Catechism
  • Author: Martin Luther
  • Publisher: Concordia Publishing House
  • Print Publication Date: 1912
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 2
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Resource ID: {56388CBE-B0EF-4607-BA2D-D5DE18D6155F}
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2016-07-21T23:08:14Z

About Martin Luther

Martin Luther 1483–1546) was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation and one of the most significant figures in Western history. Over the course of his life, he was a monk, a priest, a professor of biblical literature, a Reformer, a husband, and a father.

Luther is most noted for his 95 Theses (1517), in which he argues that indulgences are not acts of penance which can replace true repentance. In 1520, Pope Leo X and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V demanded that Luther retract all of his writings. Luther refused. He was subsequently excommunicated and declared an outlaw.

Luther has been both praised and vilified for what he preached and wrote. His translation of the Christian Bible into the vernacular greatly influenced the church. His works continue to impact all Christians and animate the movement that bears his name. His works are also represented in Martin Luther’s Basic Theological Writings and the Luther’s Works collection.