Catechism and other educational resources

Find resources to order and download the Small Catechism in different languages and media types and additional educational tools.

Luther’s Small Catechism (print)
Augsburg Fortress

Luther’s Small Catechism mobile app (digital)
Augsburg Fortress

The 1529 Holy Week and Easter Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther (print)
Translation by Irving L. Sandberg (Concordia Publishing House)

Luther’s Small Catechism (print)
Bible in My Language

Luther’s Small Catechism (digital)
Lutheran Church – Canada

Luther’s Small Catechism (print)
Northwest Publishing House

Luther’s Small Catechism (digital)

Luther’s Small Catechism (print)
Augsburg Fortress

Luther’s Small Catechism (digital)
Project Runeberg


Adult study 
Martin Luther, the Catechism, and Music (print)
From the “Reformation 500 Sourcebook” (p. 113-120) (Augsburg Fortress)

Ecological Christianity through Luther’s Small Catechism (digital)
Lutherans Restoring Creation

Small Catechism Memory Cards (digital)

Big look at Small Catechism (digital)
Bishop Elizabeth Eaton (Article in The Lutheran, June 2014)

A Large Catechism (print)
Robert Jenson (American Lutheran Publicity Bureau)

New Voices of the Reformation (print)
Rev. Kari Smail

Luther’s Five Favorite Verses (digital) (note: this is a zip file and will be downloaded to your computer.)
Rev. Scott Seeke


Youth study
Collaborate: Lutheran Confirmation  (print)
Augsburg Fortress

Reformation with Kids (print)
Rev. Janelle Rozek Hooper and Debbie Streicher

Ministrylinks Online (print and digital)
Rev. Janelle Rozek Hooper and Rev. Paul Amlin (editors)


FAITH5™ (Faith Acts In The Home) 

Family Stepping Stones (digital)
Faith Inkubators


Individual study 
Martin Luther’s Catechism: Forming The Faith (print)
Timothy Wengert (Augsburg Fortress)

The Annotated Luther, Volume 4 (print)
Augsburg Fortress

Living In The Kingdom: Reflections On Luther’s Catechism (print)
Alvin N. Rogness (Augsburg Fortress)

Sources And Contexts Of The Book Of Concord (print)
Robert Kolb and James Nestingen, editors (Augsburg Fortress)

Luther’s Small Catechism: Tasting It Again For The First Time (digital)
Timothy Wengert (Living Lutheran)

The Small Catechism: A Simple Guide For The Book Of Faith and Luther’s Seal And Daily Blessings (digital)
Book of Faith Initiative courtesy of Augsburg Fortress

Free To Be: A Handbook To Luther’s Small Catechism (print)
James A. Nestingen and Gerhard O. Forde (Augsburg Fortress)


Martin Luther’s Catechism: Forming The Faith
Timothy Wengert (Augsburg Fortress)

Here We Stand Confirmation Program (print)
Augsburg Fortress

Luther House Of Study Videos  (digital)
Luther House of Study

Luther’s Small Catechism, Study Edition (print)
Augsburg Fortress


Small group study
Study Of Luther’s Small Catechism: Participant Book & Leader Guide
Todd Nichol (participant book) and Eugene C. Kreider (leader guide) (Augsburg Fortress)

What Does This Mean? Discussion Videos (digital)
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir Rhyne University

Ecological Christianity Through Luther’s Small Catechism (digital)
Lutherans Restoring Creation

The Small Catechism and Stewardship Series (digital)
The Center for Stewardship Leaders (Luther Seminary)

Lenten Daily Devotions (digital)
Lutheran World Federation


Celebrating Renewal: Martin Luther — The Gospel The Gospel is part of all we do (print)
Bishop Steven L. Ullestad, northeastern Iowa Synod

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