James I. Good’s The Heidelberg Catechism in its Newest Light was published in commemoration with the 350th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism. Good explores the history of the document, its sources and authors, the history of its circulation, and its significance for today.
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- History of the Heidelberg Catechism
- Examination of the authors and sources of the Catechism
- Preface and illustrations
- Title: The Heidelberg Catechism in its Newest Light
- Author: James I. Good
- Publisher: Publication and Sunday School Board of the Reformed Church in the United States
- Publication Date: 1914
- Pages: 301
About James I. Good
James I. Good (1850–1924) was a noted church historian born in York, PA. Educated at Lafayette College and Union Theological Seminary, Good pastored Reformed churches in Pennsylvania for 30 years and also taught church history at Ursinus College. He was then promoted to the professor of dogmatics and pastoral theology, and then the dean of the school. In 1907, he moved to Central Theological Seminary where he was a professor of Reformed Church history and liturgics. From 1911 to 1914 he was president of the general synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. In recognition of his services as a Reformed Church historian, he was made an honorary member of the Huguenot Society of Germany.