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Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms

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[last updated on 1 May 2014]

Westminster Standards (Confession and Catechisms bound together), Text :
The Confession of Faith; the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the Scripture-Proofs at Large : together with the Sum of Saving Knowledge... (London : T. Nelson and Sons, 1860), hb, 424pp.
The Confession of Faith; the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the Scripture-Proofs at Large : together with the Sum of Saving Knowledge... (London and New York : T. Nelson and Sons, 1860), hb, 424pp.
The Confession of Faith, the Larger Catechism, the Shorter Catechism, the Directory for Publick Worship, the Form of Presbyterial Church Government, with Reference to the Proofs from the Scripture (Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood & Sons, Ltd., 1957), pb, 187pp.
The Westminster Standards : The Doctrinal Standards of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and The Presbyterian Church in America
(Suwanee, GA : Great Commission Publications, 1978, 9th printing, 1994; and 13th printing, 2001), pb, 82pp.; 22 cm.
Kinney, Brian W., editor, The Confessions of Our Faith : The Fortress Edition ( Clinton, MS : Fortress Book Service, 2007), pb, 141pp.
OPC, The Confession of Faith and Catechisms of The Orthodox Presbyterian Church, with Proof Texts (Willow Grove, PA : The Committee on Christian Education of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 2005), hb, 450pp.; 19 cm.
PCA, The Confession of Faith and Catechisms (Brevard, NC : Published by the Committee for Christian Education and Publications of the Presbyterian Church in America, 1983), pb, xviii, 84, 121, 31pp.; 23 cm.
PCA, The Confession of Faith, together with The Larger Catechism and The Shorter Catechism, with the Scripture Proofs (Lawrenceville, GA : The Committee for Christian Education and Publications, 1990, 3rd edition), pb, 99, 151, 36pp.; 23 cm.
RPCES, The Standards of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod, Volume 1 : Westminster Confession of Faith, Larger Catechism, Shorter Catechism (Coventry, CT : Christian Training, Inc., 1973; reprinted, 1980), looseleaf binder, 137pp.; 21.5 cm.

Westminster Standards (Confession and Catechisms), Harmonies and Commentary :
Beattie, Francis R., The Presbyterian Standards: An Exposition of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms (Richmond, VA : The Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1896), hb, 431pp.
Bordwine
, James E., A Guide to the Westminster Confession of Faith and Larger Catechism, with Scripture Proofs. Also including Chapter Summaries and Topical Index (Jefferson, MD : The Trinity Foundation, 1991), pb, 356pp.
Gettys, Joseph M., What Presbyterians Believe : An Interpretation of the Westminster Standards (Clinton, SC : Self published, 1953; 17th printing, 1963), pb, 128pp.
Green
, James Benjamin, A Harmony of the Westminster Presbyterian Standards (Richmond, VA : The John Knox Press, 1951, 6th printing, 1961), hb, 231pp.
Shedd, W.G.T., Calvinism: Pure & Mixed (Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1893, 1986, 1999), pb, xix, 161pp.; 18 cm.
Smith
, Morton H., A Harmony of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Shorter Catechism and also the Belgic Confession, Heidelberg Catechism and Canons of Dort (s.l., s.n., n.d.), pb, spiral bound, 391pp.; 22 cm. x 36 cm.
Smith, Morton H., Harmony of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms (Taylors, SC : Southern Presbyterian Press, 1990, Fourth printing, 1999. Hb, 154pp.
Smith, Morton H., Harmony of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms (Taylors, SC : Southern Presbyterian Press, 1990, Sixth printing, 2010. Hb, 154pp.

Westminster Confession of Faith, Text :
Carruthers, S.W., editor, The Confession of Faith of the Assembly of Divines at Westminster, from the Original Manuscript written by Cornelius Burges in 1646 (London : Presbyterian Church of England, 1946), pb, 24pp. [Note : "Tercentenary Edition"]
Carruthers, S.W., editor, The Confession of Faith of the Assembly of Divines at Westminster, from the Original Manuscript written by Cornelius Burges in 1646 (Glasgow : Free Presbyterian Publications, 1978), pb, 24pp.
Continuing Presbyterian Church, The Westminster Confession of Faith, Proposed for the Continuing Presbyterian Church (Perry, GA : The Steering Committee for a Continuing Presbyterian Church, n.d. [circa 1973]), pb, 19pp.; 23 cm. [located in Box 250, file 9]
Free Church of Scotland,
The Confession of Faith, the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the Scripture Proofs at large, together with the Sum of Saving Knowledge,.... (Ross-shire, Scotland : The Publications Committee of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, 1966), hb, 438pp.; 19 cm.
Independent Presbyterian Church
, Memphis, TN, The Westminster Confession of Faith : The Confession of Faith of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Memphis, Tennessee (Memphis, TN : The Committee on Christian Education, Independent Presbyterian Church, n.d.), 19pp.; 22 cm. [Note : "For this publication, certain acceptable variances from the original in Chapters 23, 24, 25 have been approved by the Session of the Church"]
PCUSA, The Confession of Faith of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, adopted by the General Assembly in 1729, Amended and Ratified in 1788, and Amended in 1887 and 1903 (Philadelphia : Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1929), pb, 140pp.; 17 cm. [Note : includes revisions including additions of Chapter 34, "Of the Holy Spirit; Chapter 35, "Of the Love of God and Missions"; and a "Declaratory Statement"]
Remillard, Donald (editor), A Contemporary Edition of The Westminster Confession of Faith, originally written in 1647 including the amendments made by the first American Presbyterian General Assembly in 1789, being an adaptation of the adopted text of the Presbyterian Church in America and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (s.l. : Presby Press, 1988, 4th edition, 1991, 5th printing), pb, 91pp.
Summertown Text
, The Westminster Confession of Faith: An Authentic Modern Version (Signal Mountain, TN: Summertown Texts, © 1979; revised second edition, 1984), pb, viii, 92 p.; 20.5 cm.
Westminster Confession of Faith, Commentary :

Bogue, Carl W., Jr., Sermons on the Westminster Confession of Faith, including WCF I.2 through WCF VII.6, originally delivered during 1992-1993.Transcripts and accompanying bulletins for Sunday evening services.
Bryant,
Alfred, The Doctrine of Decrees, Foreordination, Predestination, and Election, as held by Presbyterians, and taught in their Confession of Faith, explained and illustrated, in which is shown its harmony with Scripture, with Reason, and with Nature; and its entire consistency with the freedom of the human will, with the Contingency of all second causes, and the salvation of all from sin, who accept the Gospel (Lansing : W.S. George & Co., Steam Book and Job Printers, 1870), hb, 141pp.; 19 cm.
Buswell,
J. Oliver, Jr., Lectures on the Westminster Confession of Faith for Laymen. Second in Series: Of God, and Of the Holy Trinity. Wilmington, DE: The Evangelical Presbyterian Training Association, 1951. Pb, 14 p.; 22 cm. [.pdf] ; [.doc]
Clark,
Gordon H., What Do Presbyterians Believe? (Phillipsburg, NJ : Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Company, 1956, 1965), pb, 284pp. Introduction by John R. Richardson, D.D.
Dickson,
David, Truth's Victory Over Error : A Commentary on the Westminster Confession of Faith, transcribed and edited by John R. De Witt, (Edinburgh : Banner of Truth Trust, 2007; 1st ed., 1684), hb, xxxii, 272pp.; 22 cm.
Duncan,
John M., An Essay on the Origin, Character, and Tendency of Creeds and Confessions of Faith, as Instruments of Ecclesiastical Power (Baltimore, [Md]: Cushing & Sons, No. 6, N. Howard-St., 1834), leather, 262pp.; 18 cm.
Hendry,
George S., The Westminster Confession for Today: A Contemporary Interpretation of the Confession of Faith (Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, 2d printing, 1960), 253 p.; 20.5 cm. [Hendry writes from a modernist perspective]
Hodge
, Archibald Alexander, The Confession of Faith (Edinburgh : The Banner of Truth Trust, 1958, 5th reprint, 1983; first published 1869), hb, 397pp.; 22 cm. [Note : indexed]
MacRae, Allan A., Lectures on the Westminster Confession of Faith for Laymen. First in Series: The Holy Scriptures. Wilmington, DE: Evangelical Presbyterian Training Association, 1950. Pb., 16 p.; 22 cm. [.pdf] ; [.doc]
Patterson, Jeanne T., A Woman Looks at the Confession of Faith, Part I (Montgomery, AL : Committee for Christian Education and Publications; Prepared for Women In the Church, National Presbyterian Church, 1974), pb, 65pp.; 23 cm. Foreword by Dr. Morton H. Smith. Contents cover chapters 1 through 11 of the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Patterson, Jeanne T., A Woman Looks at the Confession of Faith, Part II (Montgomery, AL : Committee for Christian Education and Publications; Prepared for Women In the Church, Presbyterian Church in America, 1975), pb, 83pp.; 23 cm. Author's Note; Foreword by Dr. Morton H. Smith; contents cover chapters 15 through 26 of the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Pipa
, Joseph A., Jr., The Westminster Confession of Faith Study Book : A Study Guide for Churches (Ross-Shire, Great Britain : Christian Focus Publications, 2005), pb, 408pp.
Rogers
, Jack Bartlett, Scripture in the Westminster Confession : A Problem of Historical Interpretation for American Presbyterianism (Grand Rapids, MI : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1967), pb, x, 475, [errata page], 24.5 cm. [see also: review article by Wm. Stanford Reid, "Scripture in the Westminster Confession," in International Reformed Bulletin, Nos. 32/33 (January/April 1968): 60-68.]
Settle,
Paul G., Changeless Truths in a Changing World : Meditations on the Westminster Confession of Faith (Atlanta, GA : Christian Education and Publications, 2000), pb, 163pp.
Shaw,
Robert, An Exposition of the Confession of Faith of the Westminster Assembly of Faith, revised by the Committee of Publication (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1846), leather, 360pp.; 19 cm.
Smith
, Egbert Watson, The Creed of Presbyterians (New York : The Baker and Taylor Company, 1901; 5th edition, n.d.), hb, 223pp.
Spear
, Wayne R., Faith of Our Fathers : A Commentary on the Westminster Confession of Faith (Pittsburgh, PA : Crown & Covenant Publications, 2006), pb, 176pp.
Williamson, G.I., The Westminster Confession of Faith for Study Classes (Philadelphia, PA: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1964), pb, vi, 309pp.; 23 cm.


Westminster Shorter Catechism, Text :
1809
Emerson,
Joseph, The Evangelical Primer, containing A Minor Doctrinal Catechism; and A Minor Historical Catechism; to which is added The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism; with Short Explanatory Notes, and copious Scripture Proofs and Illustrations; for the Use of Families and Schools (Charlestown, (Mass.) : Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong for Farrand, Mallory, & Co. Suffolk Building, Boston, [1809], 1st edition?), pb, 52pp.; 14 cm.
1812
Emerson,
Joseph, The Evangelical Primer, containing A Minor Doctrinal Catechism; and A Minor Historical Catechism; to which is added The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism; with Short Explanatory Notes, and copious Scripture Proofs and Illustrations; for the Use of Families and Schools (Boston : Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong, 1812, 4th edition), pb, 72pp.; 14 cm.
1814
The Shorter Catechism, composed by the Assembly of Divines at Westminster; containing The Principles of the Christian Religion, with Scripture Proofs, to which is prefixed, Short and Easy Questions for Children, at First Beginning (Philadelphia : Published and Sold by D. Hogan, No. 249 High-Street, 1814), pb, 52pp.; 13.5 cm.
1817
The Shorter Catechism, Agreed upon by the Reverend Assembly of Divines, at Westminster. To which is added The Child's Daily Devotions. (New York: Printed and Sold by E.E. Gould, No. 5 Chatham-Street, 1817), pb, 46 p.; 13 cm. Includes "To Christian Parents," by Rev. John Willison, pp. 3-5 and "Prayer for God's Blessing," on page 6.
1836
The Shorter Catechism, composed by the Assembly of Divines at Westminster; containing The Principles of the Christian Religion, with Scripture Proofs, to which is prefixed, Short and Easy Questions for Children, at First Beginning
(Portland : William Hyde, 1836), pb, 64pp.; 11.5 cm.
1842
The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism, with Explanatory Notes and Select Proofs. Revised by the Committee of Publication (Boston: Mass. Sabbath School Society, Depository No. 13 Cornhill, 1842; second edition), pb, 64pp.; 11 cm.
1843
The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism, with Explanatory Notes and Select Proofs. Revised by the Committee of Publication. Stereotype Edition. (Depository No. 13, Cornhill, Boston : Mass. Sabbath School Society, 1843), pb, 64pp.; 11 cm.
1847
The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism, with Scripture Proofs. Portland: Hyde, Lord and Duren. New-York City: Eli French. 1847. Pb, 64 p.; 12 cm. Includes A Catechism in Rhyme; Dr. Watt's Cradle Hymn; and An Evening Hymn.
1859

The Assembly's Shorter Catechism (New York : S.W. Benedict, 16 Spruce Street, 1859), pb, 31pp.; 11 cm.
1872
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly, Standard Edition, 1872. Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1872. Pb, 32pp.; 11 cm.
1891
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Standard Edition, 1891. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work. Pb, 32 p.; 12 cm.
(1897)
The Shorter Catechism, agreed upon by the Assembly of Divines at Westminster. Glasgow and London: Wm. Collins, Sons, & Co., Limited. Pica, 24mo. Pb, 32 p.; 13.2 cm. Multiplication table on back cover, (12 x 12). Carruthers #A-218.
The Shorter Catechism, agreed upon by the Assembly of Divines at Westminster, with Scripture Proofs. London and Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co., Limited. Pica, 18mo. Proofs. Pb, 32 p.; 15.3 cm. Multiplication table on back cover, (12 x 12). Carruthers #A-219.
Carruthers, William, The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly of Divines: Being a facsimile of the First Edition, which was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons, 25th November, 1647. With Historical Account and Bibliography. London: Publication Office of the Presbyterian Church of England, 14. Paternoster Square, 1897. Inscribed by the author on the ffp, in presentation to “Alfred Aschworth, Esq.—with sincere regards from W. M. Carruthers, Tabley Grange, 7 July 1898.” Hb, 78 p.; 24 p.   
1903

The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Standard Edition. Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1903. Pb, 32pp.; 12 cm.
1910
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Standard Edition. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work. 1910. Pb, 32 p.; 12 cm.
1910 [circa]
The Westminster Shorter Catechism, ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States at Augusta, Ga., 1861, with Scripture proofs approved by the General Assembly of 1910 (Richmond, VA: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, n.d.), pb, [375]-432pp.; 13.5 cm.
The Westminster Shorter Catechism, ratified by the General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in the United States, at Augusta, Georgia, 1861, with Scripture Proofs Approved by the Fiftieth General Assembly, May, 1910 ([Richmond, VA]: John Knox Press, n.d.), pp. [391]-457; 15 cm. Includes: 1. The Ten Commandments; 2. The Lord's Prayer; 3. The Creed; 4. The Beatitudes; 5. The First Psalm.
1926 [circa]
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Standard Edition ( [Chester, PA] : Summer Bible School Association, n.d.), pb, 32pp. [Note: The Summer Bible School Association was organized by Dr. Abraham Lance Lathem. The Rev. Francis A. Schaeffer served under Dr. Lathem for a time, and carried Lathem's methods to his pastorate in St. Louis and subsequently to Switzerland. This edition of the Shorter Catechism is an artifact of the Summer Bible School's work.]
1934
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Standard Edition. Philadelphia: Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1934. Pb, 32 p.
1938-1956
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly
(Wilmington [DE] : Published by the Committee on Publications of the Bible Presbyterian Church, n.d.), pb, 20pp, [pages uncut], 15 cm.
1943
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Divines: Being a facsimile of the first edition "with the Proofs thereof out of the Scriptures;" which was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons, 14th April, 1648. (Nashville: Printed for Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1943), pb, 24 p.; 20.5 cm. Foreword by J. Harry Cotton and Thomas Clinton Pears, Jr.
1954
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly, Standard Edition. [Philadelphia?]: Committee on Christian Education, The Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1954. pb, 32 pp.; 12 cm.
1986
Kelly, Douglas and Philip Rollinson, The Westminster Shorter Catechism in Modern English ( Phillipsburg, NJ : Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1986), pb, 24pp.; 17.5 cm.
Undated
Assembly's Shorter Catechism, with Proofs (London : Sold by R. Davis, at the Sunday-School Union Depot, No. 5, Paternoster Row; Hamilton & Co., 33, Paternoster Row; and by all other Booksellers, n.d.), pb, 63pp.; 10 cm.
The Assembly's Shorter Catechism
(New York : Robert Carter & Brothers, 530 Broadway, n.d.), pb, 32pp.
The Assembly's Shorter Catechism
(New York : Smith & Son, Steam Printers, No. 15 Spruce Street, n.d.), pb, 32pp.
The Shorter Catechism (Toronto, Canada : Thorn Press, n.d.), pb, 32pp.; 13 cm. Introduction, pp. 3-4, "The Foundation of Our Faith," by Rev. J.L.W. McLean, M.A., excerpted from his book, The Shorter Catechism Today.
New: The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly. Cincinnati [OH]: Robert Sutton, 178 Elm Street. pb, 32 p.; 12 cm.
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly, Standard Edition.
Philadelphia: Great Commission Publications, undated. pb, 37 pp.; 13.5 cm.
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly, Standard Edition, Revised from Original Sources
(Pittsburgh : The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, n.d.), pb,
The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly, with Proofs from the Scriptures, revised and collated by the Presbyterian Board of Publication
(Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, n.d.), pb, 36pp.; 14.5 cm. [Note: blue cover]
The Shorter Catechism with Scripture Proofs. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, undated. Green pb, 32 pp.; 15 cm.
The Shorter Catechism with Scripture Proofs. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, undated. Yellow pb, 32 pp.; 15 cm.
The Westminster Shorter Catechism, ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States at Augusta, Georgia, December 4, 1861 (Richmond, VA : John Knox Press, n.d.), pb, 32pp.; 10.5 cm. [bearing printer's code "3021-(1)-1081"]
Westminster Shorter Catechism, Commentary :

"A Clergyman's Daughter" [Miss Eliza Smith], Chapters on the Shorter Catechism: A Tale for the Instruction of Youth. Philadelphia: William S. Martien, Second American from the last Edinburgh edition, [1852-1960]. Hb, 376 p.; 18 cm.
Anon.,
A Key to the Shorter Catechism; Containing Catechetical Exercises, A Paraphrase, and A New and A Regular Series of Proofs on Each Answer. (New-York : Published by J. Leavitt, 182 Broadway; Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 47 Washington-Street, 1829; "First American, from Fifth Edinburgh Edition"), hb, [220]pp.; 16 cm.
Anon.,
Exercises on the Shorter Catechism, in which the Answers are Minutely Dissected; and, by a Paraphrase and Explanatory Notes may be Explained and Reconstructed by the Learner. To which are added Select Proofs and the whole revised by the Committee of Publication. (Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1936), hb, 90 p.; 15 cm. "Second American, (stereotyped,) from the Sixth Edinburg Edition." Note: verso of title page indicates 1835 by C[hristopher] C. Dean. Stereotyped by Shepard, Oliver, and Co.
Baker, A[dolphus] R[ichardson], A Question Book on the Topics in the Assembly's Shorter Catechism for Families, Sabbath Schools, Maternal Associations, and Pastor's Catechetical Classes, Series for Adults. Vol. II in Two Parts. Boston: John P. Jewett & Company, 1859. Hb, xv, [2], 19-269 p.; 15 cm.
New accession, 03/24/15: Belfrage, Henry,
A Practical Exposition of the Assembly’s Shorter Catechism; exhibiting a System of Theology in a popular form, and particularly adapted for family instruction. Edinburgh: Published by William Oliphant, 1832. Leather spine: vii, 494 p.; 19 cm.
Boston
, Thomas, Commentary on the Shorter Catechism (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1993), hb, 2 volumes, 661 + 674pp. [Note : Originally delivered in a series of ninety sermons]
Boyd, James R.,
The Westminster Shorter Catechism, with Analysis, Scriptural Proofs, Explanatory and Practical Inferences, and Illustrative Anecdotes (New York : Published by M.W. Dodd, 1854), hb, 264pp.; 16 cm.
Boyd, James R.,
The Child's Book on the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Forming an Easy Introduction and Help for Understanding that Work, and Committing it to Memory. New York: M.W. Dodd, 1855. Hb, vi, [7]-90 p.; 15 cm.
Brown,
John, An Essay towards an Easy, Plain, Practical, and Extensive Explication of the Assembly's Shorter Catechism. (Milton, PA: Printed at the Office of "The Miltonian", 1818), leather, xiii, [14]-346, [5]; 18 cm.
Carruthers
, S.W., Three Centuries of the Westminster Shorter Catechism (Frederickton, N.B.: Beaverbrook Foundation, 1957), hb, 128pp.
Carruthers, William, The Grounds and Principles of Religion contained in a Shorter Catechism, edited, with Preface and Notes by William Carruthers (London : T.F. Downie, for the Lord Wharton Trustees, 1913), hb, 40pp.
Crooks,
J. Remington, Understanding the Westminster Shorter Catechism in Today's Language. St. Charles, MO: Approachable Word Theological Resources, 2012. Pb, 276 p.; 22 cm.
Dendy,
Marshall C., A Study of the Catechism: The Westminster Shorter Catechism for Families (Richmond, VA: The Covenant Life Curriculum, 1966, 1st printing), pb, 191pp.; indexed; 20 cm.
Green,
Ashbel, Lectures on the Shorter Catechism of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, Addressed to Youth (Philadelphia : A. Finley, 1829), hb, xii, 414pp. [through Lecture xxxiii.]; 22 cm.
Green,
Ashbel, Lectures on the Shorter Catechism of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, Addressed to Youth (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1841), hb, 2 volumes, 447 + 472pp.; 19.5 cm.
Fisher,
James and Ebenezer Erskine, The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism Explained, by way of Question and Answer. Part Second. Of the Duty which God requires of Man. A New Edition, Revised (London : Printed for William Baynes, No. 54, Paternoster Row; William Scott, Printer, Greenock, 1810), leather, iv, [7]-66pp., interleaved;
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, The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism Explained, by way of Question and Answer (Philadelphia : Towar, J. & D.M. Hogan--Pittsburgh, Hogan & Co., 1831), hb, 392pp.; 18 cm. [Part I, 185pp.; Part II, 191pp.; Index, pp. [193]-208]
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, The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism Explained, by way of Question and Answer (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1902), hb, Part I, viii, 215pp.; Part II, v, 264pp.; Index, pp. 255-264; 19 cm. Spine title: Fisher's Catechism.
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, The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism Explained, by way of Question and Answer (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1907), hb, Part I, viii, 215pp.; Part II, v, 264pp.; Index, pp. 255-264; 19 cm.
Hall,
John, The Scriptures the Only Rule of Faith: An Exposition of the Second Answer of the Shorter Catechism (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1844), 108pp.; 15.5 cm.
Harper
, James, An Exposition In the Form of Question and Answer of the Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism (Pittsburgh, PA: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1905), hb, 407 p.; 22 cm. Inscribed by the author.
Hodge, A.A. and J. Aspinwall Hodge, The System of Theology contained in the Westminster Shorter Catechism, Opened and Explained (New York : A.C. Armstrong & Son, 1888), hb, bound photocopy, 190pp. [Part I.--Belief Concerning God, by A.A. Hodge (pp. 5-78); Part II.--Duty Required of Man, by J. Aspinwall Hodge (pp. 81-168); Questions, pp. 169-1185; Index, pp. 186-190.]
Horton, Joyce M., How to Teach the Catechism to Children (Jackson, MS : Reformed Theological Seminary, 1979), pb, 209pp. [Note : Edited transcription of a series first delivered before the women of First Presbyterian Church, Crystal Springs, MS.]
Lawson, Roderick, The Shorter Catechism, with Explanatory Notes and Review Questions (Ross-Shire, Great Britain : Christian Focus Publications, 1997, reprinted, 2002, 2003 and 2005), pb, 80pp.
Mackay, W.P., Notes on the Shorter Catechism. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1889. Hb, 289 p.; 20 cm.
MacLeod, Donald,
The Westminster Confession Today. Reprinted from The Banner of Truth Magazine, No. 101 (February 1972). Pb, 12 p.
McDonald
, Duff, The Shorter Catechism with Notes and Alternative Answers (Aberdeen : The University Press, 1923), hb, 149pp.; 18.5 cm.
McDowell,
John, Bible Class Manual; or, A System of Theology, in the order of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, Adapted to Bible Classes (Philadelphia : William S. Martien, 1838), hb, 382pp.; 18.5 cm.
McMaster,
Gilbert, The Shorter Catechism, Analyzed : Containing a Distinct Exhibition of the Particular Doctrines under Each Question, with Appropriate Proofs from Scripture (Dayton, Armstrong Co., PA: David Love, 1879), iv, 64 p.; 15 cm. [E9B; KKU; PRP]. First edition, Schenectady [N.Y.] : Printed by Riggs and Stevens, 1815. iv, 72 p.; 14 cm. [AQM; SYB]; Second edition, Schenectady: James C. Magoffin, 1825. 48 p.; 21 cm. [MTG; PRE; PRP; SYB; WRH]. This work includes "Some Questions and Answers for the Assistance of Parents in the Instruction of Little Children," on pp. 54-64.
Meade, Starr, Training Hearts, Teaching Minds: Family Devotions Based on the Shorter Catechism (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2000), pb, 349pp.; 23 cm.
Nevin,
Alfred, Notes on the Shorter Catechism (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1878), hb, 336pp.; 18 cm.
Patterson,
Alexander Smith, A Concise System of Theology, on the basis of the Shorter Catechism (Pittsburgh : W.W. Waters, 1841, 2d edition, 1844), hb, xviii, [19]-390pp.; index ; 17.5 cm.
Patterson,
Alexander Smith, A Concise System of Theology, on the basis of the Shorter Catechism (New York : Robert Carter & Brothers, 1849; "From the Fourth Edinburgh Edition), hb, xviii, [19]-390pp.; index ; 17.5 cm. With an Introductory Paper, by Duncan MacFarlan, D.D.
PCUSA,
The Westminster Shorter Catechism and An Analysis, adopted by the General Synod of New York and Philadelphia, 1788, with Proofs from the Scriptures. Authorized by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1894 (Philadelphia : Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, n.d.), pb, 24pp.; 22 cm.
S.
, M.T., Home Lessons on the Old Paths, or, Conversations on the Shorter Catechism (New York : Robert Carter and Brothers, 1879), hb, 400pp.
Settle, Paul G.,
Studies in the Shorter Catechism (Weaverville, NC : The Presbyterian Journal, circa 1959), pb, 80pp.; 16.5 cm.
Steel
, Robert, The Shorter Catechism with Proofs, Analyses, and Illustrative Anecdotes, &c., for Teachers and Parents (London : T. Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, 1888), hb, 260pp.
Van Dyken, Donald, Rediscovering Catechism : The Art of Equipping Covenant Children (Phllipsburg, NJ : P&R Publishing, 2000), pb, 146pp.
Van Horn,
Leonard T., Instruction in the Westminster Standards--The Historic Standards of the Presbyterian Denominations: Studies in the Westminster Shorter Catechism (Port Gibson, MS [Jan. 1961-Feb. 1962]; French Camp, MS [Mar 1962-June 1965]; Memphis, TN [July 1965-June 1967]; St. Louis, MO [August 1967-Dec 1968] : The Shield and Sword, Inc., 1961-1968), Questions 1 - 107, with gaps. Published in the form of a bulletin insert, double-sided. Housed with the Leonard T. Van Horn holdings.
Whitcross
, John, The Assembly's Shorter Catechism : Illustrated by Appropriate Anecdotes (Pittsburgh : United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1870), hb, 180pp.; 15.5 cm.
Willison,
John, An Example of Plain Catechising upon the Assembly's Shorter Catechism: humbly offer'd As an Help for Instructing the Young and Ignorant in the Knowledge of the Principles and Duties of the Christian Religion, with the Grounds thereof and that in a very comprehensive Manner. With a Preface, Briefly demonstrating the Truth of the Christian Revelation and the Unreasonableness of Infidelity. Glasgow: Printed by David Niven, MDCCXC. Leather, 320 p.; 16.7 cm.
Whyte
, Alexander, A Commentary on the Shorter Catechism (Edinburgh : T&T Clark, [1909?]), hb, 213pp.; 19 cm.
Whyte
, Alexander, An Exposition on the Shorter Catechism (Ross-Shire, Great Britain : Christian Focus Publications, 2004), hb, 361pp. [Note : Printed with the text of both the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Larger Catechism, pp. 285-361]
Williamson, G.I., The Shorter Catechism, Volume I : Questions 1-38 (Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1976), pb, 158pp.; 23 cm.
Williamson, G.I., The Shorter Catechism, Volume II : Questions 39-107(Philadelphia: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1977), pb, 158pp.; 23 cm.

Westminster Standards in Languages other than English :
CONFESSION --
Confesion de fe de Westminster.Alonzo Ramirez Alvarado, translator. Lima, Peru : Top-Job E.I.R.L., circa 2009. Pb, 120 p.; 21 cm.

LARGER CATECHISM --
2007 -
Catecsismo [sic] Mayor de la Iglesia Presbiteriana Del Peru. Lima, Peru : Top-Job E.I.R.L., circa 2007. Pb, 96 p.; 20 cm.

SHORTER CATECHISM --
Cherokee syllabary :
The Shorter Catechism with Proof Texts, compiled and Translated by Rev. A. N. Chamberlin, (s.l. : s.n., 1892) 44pp.; 15 cm.
Choctaw:
VBANUMPA ISHT VTTA VHLEHA HVT Westminsta Ya AI ITVNAHVT AIASHVT KATIKISMA IK FALAIO IKBI TOK. [The Shorter Catechism of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, translated into the Choctaw language (Richmond, VA: Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1894; reprinted by VIP Publishing, Inc., Richardson, TX, circa 2000), pb, 48pp.; 19 cm.
Gaelic:
Leabhar aithghearr nan Ceist: A Chuireadh a Mach le Comhchruinneachadh nan Diadhair san lar-mhinisteir leis an d'aontaich Ard-Chleir Eaglais na h-Alba: agus a shonruicheadh leo chum a bhi 'na sheoladh ceasnachaidh (Paisley: Published by Alex. Gardner, and R.B. Lusk, Greenock, 1832), pb, 16pp.; 13.5 cm.
Thai language :
The Shorter Catechism, Thai translation (as published by the Korea Presbyterian Mission in Thailand, 1993), pb, 48pp.; 21 cm.

COMMENTARY on the SHORTER CATECHISM
--
Lango, Ezequiel, Catecismo Menor Explicado. Lima, Peru : Top-Job E.I.R.L., circa 2007. Pb, 181 p.; 20.3 cm.

Westminster Larger Catechism, Text :
1839 - The Larger Catechism, agreed upon by The Assembly of Divines at Westminster with the Assistance of Commissioners from the Church of Scotland...with the Proofs from the Scripture (Philadelphia : William S. Young, 173, Race Street, 1839), hb, [1-3], 4-222pp.
1903 - The Larger Catechism of the Westminster Assembly with Proofs from the Scriptures (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, 1903), hb, pp. 139-308.
[1939] - The Westminster Larger Catechism (Richmond, VA : Presbyterian Committee of Publication, n.d. [circa 1939-1945?] ).
[Note : "Ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States at Augusta, Georgia, 1861. With Scripture Proofs Approved by the General Assembly of 1910, and amendment to answer to question 156 enacted 1939, Montreat, North Carolina"], pb, pp. [179]-383; 14.7 cm., with a gray paper cover. Printer's code "1357-(1)-89" on back cover.
[1939] - The Westminster Larger Catechism (Richmond, VA : Presbyterian Committee of Publication, n.d. [circa 1946-1960?]).
[Note : "Ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States at Augusta, Georgia, 1861. With Scripture Proofs Approved by the General Assembly of 1910, and amendment to answer to question 156 enacted 1939, Montreat, North Carolina"], pb, pp. [167]-371; 15 cm. h., with a blue paper cover. Printer's code "5091" on front cover beneath rectangular border.
Westminster Larger Catechism, Commentary :
Morecraft, Joseph C., III, Authentic Christianity: An Exposition of the Theology and Ethics of the Westminster Larger Catechism. Powder Springs, GA: Minkoff Family Publishing; American Vision Press, 2009. Hb, in five volumes [927 + 954 + 897 + 973 + 855 p.]; 24 cm.
Ridgeley
, Thomas, Commentary on the Larger Catechism (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Water Revival Books, 1993), hb, 2 volumes, 647 + 666pp.
Vos, Johannes G., The Westminster Larger Catechism : A Commentary, (Phillipsburg, NJ : P&R Publishing, 2002), pb, 614pp. Edited by G.I. Williamson; Introduction by W. Robert Godfrey. Originally published as a series of 191 lessons appearing in Blue Banner Faith and Life, January 1946 through July 1949.

Commemorative Volumes :
Beattie, Francis R., Memorial Volume of the Westminster Assembly, 1647-1897, containing eleven addresses delivered before the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, at Charlotte, N.C., in May, 1897 (Richmond, VA : The Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1897), hb, xxxviii, 297pp. Introduction by Francis R. Beattie, vii-xxxviii.
Carson, John L. and David W. Hall, To Glorify and Enjoy God : A Commemoration of the Westminster Assembly (Edinburgh : The Banner of Truth Trust, 1994), hb, 338pp.; 22 cm. [Content : fifteen chapters by various authors, bibliography, index]
Duncan
, J. Ligon III, The Westminster Confession into the 21st Century, Volume 1 (Ross-Shire, Great Britain : Christian Focus Publications, 2003), hb, xxii, 443pp. [Note : Fourteen chapters, with index]
Duncan, J. Ligon III, The Westminster Confession into the 21st Century, Volume 2 (Ross-Shire, Great Britain : Christian Focus Publications, 2004), hb, xviii, 540pp. [Note : Fourteen chapters, with index]
Roberts
, Wm. Henry [editor], Addresses at the Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Westminster Assembly by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, 1898), hb, 342pp.

History, Bibliography & Indices :
Anonymous, A History of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, embracing an Account of its principal transactions, and biographical sketches of its most conspicuous members (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publications, 1841), hb, 430pp.; 19.5 cm.
Beveridge,
William, A Short History of the Westminster Assembly, revised and edited by J. Ligon Duncan, III (Greenville, SC : Reformed Academic Press, 1993), pb, 141pp.; 21 cm.
Carruthers,
S.W., The Westminster Confession of Faith : The Preparation and Printing of its Seven Leading Editions and A Critical Text (Greenville, SC : Reformed Academic Press, 1995), pb, 157pp.; 21 cm. [Note : "A reprint of the original"]
Carruthers,
S.W., The Everyday Work of the Westminster Assembly (Greenville, SC : Reformed Academic Press, 1994), pb, 283pp.; 21 cm. [Note : Edited by J. Ligon Duncan, III]
Hall
, David W. and J. Ligon Duncan, III, The Westminster Assembly : A Guide to Basic Bibliography (Greenville, SC : Reformed Academic Press, 1993), pb, 19pp.
Hetherington, William M., History of the Westminster Assembly of Divines (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1991), hb, 413pp.; 22 cm.
Douglas
, Earl L., Frederick W. Loetscher, and Thomas C. Pears, Jr., The Westminster Assembly : Its History, Formularies and Abiding Values : Three Papers for the use of pastors in connection with the Tercentenary of the Westminster Assembly ([Philadelphia] : Department of History of the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1943), pb, 31pp. [Note : includes 1. "The Westminster Assembly : An Historical Sketch," by Earl L. Douglas (pp. 3-10); 2. "The Westminster Formularies : A Brief Description (pp. 11-18); 3. "Some of the Abiding Values of the Work of the Westminster Assembly in the American Tradition" (pp. 19-31).]
MacMichael
, N.H. (editor), Westminster Abbey Official Guide (Norwich, England : Printed and bound by Jarrold and Sons, 1965; new and revised edition, 1977), pb, 127pp.; 25 cm.
McNaugher,
John, The Westminster Assembly and Its Standards (Pittsburgh, PA: United Presbyterian Board of Publication and Bible School Work, 1943), pb, 26 p.; 23 cm.
Mitchell,
Alexander F., The Westminster Assembly : Its History and Standards, being the Baird Lecture for 1882 (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1991), hb, xix, 519pp.; 22 cm. [Note : Indexed]
Mitchell, Alex F. and John Struthers, Minutes of the Sessions of the Westminster Assembly of Divines (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1991), hb, 556pp.; 22 cm. [Note : Indexed]
Pribble
, Stephen, Scripture Index to the Westminster Standards (Dallas, TX : Presbyterian Heritage Publications, 1994), pb, 63pp.
Reid, James, Memoirs of the Westminster Divines (Edinburgh : The Banner of Truth, 1982; first published 1811), hb, 757pp.; 22 cm.
Slosser, Gaius Jackson, The History of the Westminster Assembly and Standards, 1643-1952 -- Chronological Outline including Origins, Criticisms and Appreciations (Pittsburgh : [self published?], 1943), pb, 31pp.; 23.5 cm. [Note : "This brief chronological outline study has been made in connection with the celebration, under the auspices of the Committee on History of the Presbytery of Pittsburgh, of the Three Hundreth Anniversary of the Westminster Assembly."]
Warfield
, Benjamin Breckinridge, The Westminster Assembly and Its Work (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1991), hb, 399pp.; 22 cm.

Miscellaneous Articles :
Coffin, David F., "The Teaching of the Westminster Confession On the Cessation of Special Revelation", 4pp.
Hall, David W., "The Nature of Church Power? Suasive Alone, or Non-Civilly Coercive : The Original Intent of Westminster as Clarified by Jus Divinium Regiminis Ecclesiastici (1646), (Oak Ridge, TN : The Covenant Foundation, 1996), pb, 30pp.; 21.5 cm. Rankin, W. Duncan, James Henley Thornwell and the Westminster Confession of Faith (Greenville, SC : A Press, 1986), pb, 25pp.; 23 cm.

Catechisms for Children :
Carson, Rev. George S., The Primary and Junior Catechism (Philadelphia, Pa. : Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1932), pb, 32pp.; 11 cm.
Engles, Joseph P., Catechism for Young Children. Being an Introduction to the Shorter Catechism (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1840), pb, 32pp.; 11 cm. [Note : "Written for the Presbyterian Board of Publication"; with introduction, "To Parents and Teachers", by "J.P.E." on pp. 3-6; this copy has a yellow paper cover]
Engles,
Joseph P., Catechism for Young Children. Being an Introduction to the Shorter Catechism (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, "1840"), pb, 32pp.; 11 cm. [Note the name change for the publisher; this copy also has a pink paper cover, but is otherwise identical to the above copy]
Engles,
Joseph P., Catechism for Young Children: An Introduction to the Shorter Catechism (Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, circa 1960-1970), pb, 29pp.; 10 cm. [PCUS reprint of above title; publication code 8420-(1)-A661 on back cover]
Rollinson, Philip and Mark E. Ross, The Children's Catechism: A New, Modern Version (Signal Mountain, TN: The Summertown Company, 1988), pb, 26 p.; 20.5 cm.
Sherwood, Mrs.,
Easy Questions for A Little Child, with Answers in the Words of Scripture (New York : Gen. Protestant Episicopal S.S. Union, and Church Book Society, 762 Broadway, 1863), pb, 64pp.; 11 cm.
Weston,
Mrs. D.C., Calvary Catechism, for the Little Ones (New York : General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union and Church Book Society, 762 Broadway, 1861, Third edition, enlarged), pb, 64pp.; 11 cm.
Willison,
John, The Mother's Catechism for the Young Child, or, A Preparatory Help for the Young and the Ignorant (London and Glasgow : Wm. Collins, Sons, & Co., Ltd.,
The Child's Catechism of Scripture History. Genesis to Numbers. Parts I & II. (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publications, No. 263 Chestnut Street, n.d.), hb, 64 + 64pp.; 14 cm. [Note : "By the author of Catechism for Young Children, Introductory to the Shorter Catechism"]
The Child's Scripture Question-Book, embellished with Twenty-one Engravings, Prepared for the American Sunday-School Union, and revised by the Committee of Publication. Revised Edition.
(Richmond, VA : Presbyterian Committee of Publication, 1879), hb, 144pp.; 13.5 cm.
The New England Primer (Boston, New York : Ginn & Company, n.d.), pb. [Note : "Twentieth Century Reprint" on front cover]

Other Catechetical Exercises :

Barnes, Albert, Questions on the Historical Books of the New Testament, designed for Bible Classes and Sunday Schools: Matthew.--Volume I. (New York : Harper & Brothers, 82 Cliff-street, 1830), hb, vii, [2], 10-195pp.; 14.5 cm.
Barnes, Albert, Questions on the Historical Books of the New Testament, designed for Bible Classes and Sunday Schools: Acts.--Vol. 4. (New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 329 & 331 Pearl Street, Franklin Square, n.d.), hb, [3], 6-197pp.; 14.5 cm.
Bush
, George, Scripture Questions designed principally for Adult Bible Classes (New York : Published by John P. Haven, 1829), hb, 14.5 cm. [Note : Part I, Genesis, 94pp.; Part II, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, 90pp.; Part III, Deuteronomy - I Samuel, 84pp.; Part IV, I Samuel - I Kings, 84pp.; Part V, I Kings - Esther, 84pp.]
Geneva Presbytery
[PCUSA], 1831, Summary Confession of Faith, and Form of Covenant: Adopted by the Presbytery of Geneva, and Recommended to the Churches under their care (Geneva, [NY]: T.C. Strong, printer, 1831), 4pp.
Jones,
Jesse Henry [1836-1904], The New Shorter Catechism; being the work of the Westminster Assembly of Divines revised, enlarged, and adapted to the present times. Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, 32 Franklin Street, 1885. Pb, 72 p.
Weed, Henry R., Questions on the Confession of Faith and Form of Government of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, with a Selection of Scripture Proofs: Designed for the instruction of classes in the doctrines of said church (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, n.d.), hb, 103pp.; 15.5 cm.
Catechism on the Government and Discipline of the Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1849), pb, 43pp.; 15.5 cm.
The Intermediate Catechism, with Proofs from the Scriptures in English and German -- Der Mittlere Katechismus mit Bibelsprüchen in Deutsch und Englisch (Philadelphia : Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, 1928), hb, 49pp.; 17.5 cm.


Creedal Collections :

Ecumenical and Reformed Creeds and Confessions : Classroom Edition (Dyer, IN : Mid-America Reformed Seminary, 1991; 5th printing, 2004), pb, spiral bound, 168pp.; 23 cm. [Contents : Apostles' Creed; Nicene Creed; Athanasian Creed; The Form of Subscription; Belgic Confession; Heidelberg Catechism; Canons of Dort; The Westminster Confession of Faith; The Larger Catechism; The Shorter Catechism]
Hall, Peter, editor, The Harmony of Protestant Confessions, Exhibiting the Faith of the Churches of Christ, Reformed after the Pure and Holy Doctrine of the Gospel (Edmonton, AB, Canada : Still Waters Revival Books, 1992), hb, lvi, 640pp.; 22 cm.
Leith, John H., Creeds of the Churches : A Reader in Christian Doctrine from the Bible to the Present (Louisville [KY]: John Knox Press, 1963, revised 1973, 3rd edition 1982), pb, x, 736pp.; 19 cm.
The Proposed Book of Confessions of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
(Philadelphia, PA : Office of the General Assembly the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, 1966), pb, 186pp. [Note : includes the Nicene Creed; the Apostles Creed; The Scots Confession; the Heidelberg Catechism; the Second Helvetic Confession; the Westminster Confession of Faith; the Shorter Catechism; the Theological Declaration of Barmen; and the Confession of 1967]