Doctrine and Practice

Sketches of Early Christian Doctrine

Today’s free book is a brief summary of Christian doctrine up to the Fourth Century AD. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain volumes available for digitisation. Leighton Pullan [1865-1940], Early Christian Doctrine. Oxford Church Text Books. London: Rivingtons, 1899. Hbk. pp.124. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]…

Introduction

Early Christianity Outside the Roman Empire – F C Burkitt

Today’s free book is F C Burkitt’s two lectures on Christianity outside the Roman Empire. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain book available for digitisation. Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935], Early Christianity outside the Roman Empire. Two Lectures delivered at Trinity College, Dublin. Cambridge: Cambridge Universty Press, 1899. Hbk. pp.90. [Click here…

Baptism | Bible | Canon | Didache

Early Church and the World by C J Cadoux

In this book C.J. Cadoux traces the development of Christian attitudes to the Roman Empire, heathen religions, war, family-life, poverty and slavery during the first four centuries of the Church. This public domain volume was digitised from a copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library. Cecil John Cadoux [1883–1947], The Early Church and the World. A…

Basilides | Gnosticism | Mandaeans | Valentinus

Gnosticism in the Second Century – Francis Crawford Burkitt

Today’s Free book is F.C. Burkitt’s Morse Lectures for 1931 on Gnosticism in the Second Century. It includes discussions of the Gnostics groups of Valentinus, the Barbelo-Gnostics and the Mandaeans. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation. Francis Crawford Burkitt [1864-1935], Church & Gnosis. A Study of Christian…

Apostolic Fathers | Clement of Alexandria | Clement of Rome | Cyprian | Hippolytus | Ignatius | Irenaeus of Lyons | Justin Martyr | Origen | Tertullian

Six Lectures on the Ante-Nicene Fathers – F J A Hort

Today’s free book is a series of six lectures on significant ante-nicene fathers by F.J.A. Hort- see the table of contents for the full list. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain titles available for digitisation. Fenton John Anthony Hort [1828–1892], Six Lectures on the Ante-Nicene Fathers. London & New York: MacMillan…