Monday, July 30, 2012

Thanks To Two Readers - The Dietrich Catechism, 1902, in English

Arthur Repp, Senior, p. 200 and note-
The Dietrich catechism was used by Missouri.
Johann Conrad Dietrich wrote it in 1613, and it was epitomized in 1627.
Missouri issued a revision of the epitome in 1858.
Compare the Dresden Catechism.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5009355/Luthers_Catechism_ed_by_JC_Dietrich_1902_eng.pdf

J C. Dietrich Catechism, 1902, in English


From: "theronlbrady" <theronlbrady@...>
To: <LutheranBookReview@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, 03. February 2006 03:24
Subject: [LutheranBookReview] Dietrich Small Catechism question


I just bought a J. C. Dietrich edition of Dr. the Small Catechism;
explained in questions and answers by Dr. J. C. Dietrich at $45.00.

Concordia Publishing House - 1891 - Abridged Edition Half-cloth &
Boards 130pp. Maroon cloth spine with rubbed marbled boards; tight
binding; clean text.

Translated from the German ed. published by the Evangelical Lutheran
Synod of Missouri, Ohio, etc.; authorized by the Evangelical Lutheran
Synodical Conference of North America. By J.C. Dietrich, with
additions from the Dresden Catechism and the Symbolical Books of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church, and with additional proof passages from
the Holy Scriptures.

Question: is there a 'non-abridged English edition of this?


----- Reply -----

Yes there is.

From the title page:

Dr. Martin Luther's Small Catechism Explained in Questions and Answers

by Dr. J. C. Dietrich

with additions from the Dresden Catechism and the Symbolical Books of
the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and with additional prrof passages from
the Holy Scriptures.

Together with two Appendixes
[NOTE: These are (I) Of the Holy Scriptures and (II) Of the Symbolical
Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church]

For Schools and Families

Translated from the German edition published by the Evangelical Lutheran
Synod of Missouri, Ohio &c.

St. Loius, Mo.:
Concordia Publishing House
1902
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It is 220 pages, about 6" x 4", reddish-brown cloth binding

BTW, $45 seems high. Mine is in excellent, nearly-new condition only
some slight rubbing on the boards), and I think I paid less than $20 for
this, sometime in the last ten tears. (Working solely from memory--I
usually write the acquisition date and price in the inner margin of the
title page, but I seem to have neglected to do so for this volume.)

Jeffrey M. Keuning
keuning@{REMOVETHIS}pleez.net

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