"Somewhere around 400 A.D., Saint Augustine of Hippo wrote some instructions for a friend onhow to teach the faith to people who were interested in joining Christianity, but had no religious background. That scholarly document, Instructing Beginners in Faith (De catechizandis Rudibus) has been translated from the original and proves its relevance 16 centuries."
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Instructing Beginners In The Faith by Saint Augustine
Written as a reflection on the most suitable way of communicating the heart of Christian faith to those applying for membership of the Church, Instructing Beginners in Faith has been frequently and creatively adapted to serve the needs of education in faith in many different contexts, including the education of clergy and religious education more generally.
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