Anglican Catechism?

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  1. Antony

    Antony New Member

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    I've been reading a catholic catechism recently. It's a useful way of aqcuiring an overview of the faith. I've found an anlgican equivanlent from 1662. Is this the only one? What other documents and/or books would you recommend for somebody who would like to gain deeper knowledge of Anglicanism and its tenets?
     
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    Stalwart Well-Known Member Anglican

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    The Church Catechism is intentionally a lot shorter than the Protestant and Roman Catholic catechisms, because it seeks to harken back to the Apostles Creed, and the general apostolic philosophy regarding creedal documents. It is short, and 100% authoritative. However one good entryway are the commentaries on the Catechism, such as the Beveridge commentary on the catechism:
    https://books.google.com/books?id=83VjAAAAcAAJ
    https://www.anglican.net/works/william-beveridge-church-catechism-explained-1720/

    And I've found this catechism from the 16th century to be helpful as well:
    https://www.anglican.net/works/alex...r-the-institution-of-christian-religion-1572/


    Note, also, that the Roman Catholic Catechism is not actually a catechism at all, properly speaking, because it does not follow the question and answer format. It's just a summary collection of RCC doctrines in an essay format, so even this they have named incorrectly.
     
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    Thank you for guiding me toward these brilliant resources.
     
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    ACNA has published a catachism titled "To Be a Christian"
     
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