Strange revision of the Shorter Catechism

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Puritan Board Graduate
In the Wikipedia article on Catechism, there is a strange "modern revision" of the Shorter Catechism:
Q. What is the chief end of man?
A. To glorify God and enjoy Him forever!
Q. What rule hath God given to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy Him?
A. The word of God as heard by all people directly.

No source is given. Any idea where this comes from? It seems Quaker or universalist. I really hope it's not used by any Presbyterian denominations.


Puritan Board Post-Graduate
The only "modern revisions" that I know of were written by the OPC and the EPC. Neither of those match what you quoted.


Staff member
I haven't really collated the SC, so not sure where that is from; but it is pretty horrible. Not sure if Wiki is the source or what; but the article is heavy on RC catechism stuff. The link at least is to an historical version.


Tempus faciendi, Domine.
If you follow the link, the changes are very clear. He mostly crosses out the parts he disagrees with.

How very helpful of him.

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