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The Duty of Catechetical Instruction

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Presbyterian Tract and Sunday School Society 1836

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Overview

The Duty of Catechetical Instruction serves as a guide for instructing and training young people within the church. In it, Archibald Alexander defends the importance of teaching right doctrine, and helps teachers learn how to make the truths of Christianity sensible. His advice on catechism is firmly rooted in the Scriptural mandate that each generation transmit the faith “to your children’s children.”

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Key Features

  • Guide for instructing and training young people within the church
  • Acknowledgment of the importance of teaching right doctrine

Product Details

  • Title: The Duty of Catechetical Instruction
  • Author: Archibald Alexander
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication
  • Publication Date: 1836
  • Pages: 12

About Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander (1772–1851) was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He was educated at nearby Liberty Hall, and studied for two years under William Graham. At age 25, he was elected president of Hampden Sydney College in Virginia. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Philadelphia to become the pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church. When Princeton Theological Seminary opened in 1812, Archibald Alexander became the first professor of theology, where he served until 1840. Among his students was Charles Hodge, who named his son, A. A. Hodge, after his mentor.

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