Since its completion in 1647 the Westminster Shorter Catechism has been unsurpassed as a concise tool for teaching the Reformed understanding of Scripture. Though the truths of the catechism are unchanging, the English language has undergone many changes, which have made using the catechism in its original form increasingly difficult.
Now there is an accurate rendering of the Shorter Catechism in modern English that recaptures the clarity and readability long enjoyed by the original. Those who love the Westminster standards can eagerly use this version of the Shorter Catechism for basic instruction in the central truths of Scripture
About the Author
Douglas F. Kelly is professor of theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. He holds a BA from University of North Carolina, an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary, and a PhD from Edinburgh University.