Creeds, Confessions, and Catechisms: A Reader's Edition

Edited by Chad Van Dixhoorn

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Creeds, Confessions, and Catechisms: A Reader's Edition

Edited by Chad Van Dixhoorn

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Understand Foundations of the Christian Church through These Historic Statements of Faith

For centuries, followers of Jesus have used creeds and confessions to express their Christian beliefs. Summarizing key truths from Scripture into succinct statements, these words have shaped the church for generations and continue to teach and inspire believers today.

Creeds, Confessions, and Catechisms gathers 13 of Christian history's most important documents—including the Apostles’ Creed, the Belgic Confession, and the Heidelberg Catechism—into one beautiful collection. Each text includes an introduction from editor Chad Van Dixhoorn that explains its origins and significance to the early church. By learning and revisiting these timeless confessions of faith, readers can grow spiritually and learn more about Christian history.  

  • Great Resource for Daily Reading and Study: Includes early church creeds and major Protestant statements, historical context from editor Chad Van Dixhoorn, and a Scripture index
  • Accessible: Useful for pastors and laypeople, seminary students, church groups, or anyone seeking to learn about the foundations of Christianity
  • 13 Christian Creeds and Confessions: Includes The Apostles’ Creed, The Nicene Creed, The Athanasian Creed, The Chalcedonian Definition, The Augsburg Confession, The Belgic Confession, The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion, The Canons of Dort, The Westminster Confession of Faith, The London Baptist Confession, The Heidelberg Catechism, The Westminster Larger Catechism, and The Westminster Shorter Catechism
  • Beautiful Layout: Features a premium cloth-over-board cover with elegant foil stamping, Smyth-sewn binding, and a 2-color interior on premium, cream-colored paper
  • Adapted from the ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions

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Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chad Van Dixhoorn (PhD, Cambridge University) is professor of church history and theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, and a former pastor in the United Kingdom and in Virginia. He is the author of Confessing the Faith and God’s Ambassadors.

Product Details

Category: Bible Studies & Devotionals
Church Ministry
Commentaries & Reference
Format: Cloth Over Board
Page Count: 480
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 24.61 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-7987-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-7987-5
ISBN-UPC: 9781433579875
Case Quantity: 12
Published: June 21, 2022

Table of Contents


The Apostles’ Creed
The Nicene Creed
The Athanasian Creed
The Chalcedonian Definition
The Augsburg Confession
The Belgic Confession
The Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion
The Canons of Dort
The Westminster Confession of Faith
The London Baptist Confession
The Heidelberg Catechism
The Westminster Larger Catechism
The Westminster Shorter Catechism

General Index
Scripture Index