The Bellarmine Forum Edition of
THE CATECHISM EXPLAINED.
The Best Work for Catechists and Teachers.
SPIRAGO’S METHOD OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE.
A Manual for Priests, Teachers, and Parents. Edited by the Right Rev. S. G. Messmer, D.D., D.C.L., Bishop of Green Bay, cloth, 584 pages.
This work gives the gist of all the laws relating to this subject made by the Councils of English-speaking countries, points out the manner of teaching Christian Doctrine, the educational tools that should be made use of, etc. The learned Bishop of Green Bay has added much new matter to the book, making it of greater utility for English speaking countries.
No work ever published in English offers such help to Catechists as this one.
THE CATECHISM EXPLAINED
AN EXHAUSTIVE EXPOSITION OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION,
WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE PRESENT STATE OF SOCIETY AND THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE.
A PRACTICAL MANUAL
FOR THE USE OF THE PREACHER, THE CATECHIST, THE TEACHER, AND THE FAMILY.
MADE ATTRACTIVE AND INTERESTING BY
ILLUSTRATIONS, COMPARISONS, AND QUOTATIONS
SCRIPTURES, THE FATHERS, AND OTHER WRITERS.
FROM THE ORIGINAL, OF
REV. FRANCIS SPIRAGO,
Professor of Theology.
UNDERLYING TEXT EDITED BY
REV. RICHARD F. CLARKE, S.J.
EIGHTH BELLARMINE FORUM EDITION (modified for online as below) EDITED BY
HON. COL. DR. JOHN B. MANOS, ESQ.
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