Letters of Augustine of Hippo

Letters of Augustine of Hippo

Today’s free book is a recently out-of-copyright translation of the letters of Augustine of Hippo. This public domain title was digitised from the copy of the books held in Spurgeon’s College library. William John Sparrow-Simpson [1859-1952], translator, The Letters of St. Augustine. London: SPCK, 1919. Hbk. pp.336. [Click here to visit the download page for…

Studies in Arianism by Henry Melvill Gwatkin

Studies in Arianism by Henry Melvill Gwatkin

Today’s free book is a series of seven studies by Henry Gwatkin on Arianism. This public domain volume was digitised using the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library Henry Melvill Gwatkin [1844-1916], Studies of Arianism. Chiefly Referring to the Character and Chronology of the Reaction Which Followed the Council of Nicaea. Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, and…

Gwatkin’s History of the Church to 313AD

Gwatkin’s History of the Church to 313AD

Today’s free book is Henry Gwatkin’s History of the Church up to the time of Constantine the Great. This public domain work was digitised using the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. Henry Melvill Gwatkin [1844-1916], Early Church History to A.D. 313, 2 Vols., 2nd edn. London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1912. Hbk. pp.311+382. [Click…

Irenaeus of Lugdunum (Lyons) by F.R. Montgomery Hitchcock

Irenaeus of Lugdunum (Lyons) by F.R. Montgomery Hitchcock

Ireneaus was a Second Century Bishop of Lugdunum in what is today southern France. He is notable for his missionary activity and for his writings promoting apostolic teaching and refuting heresy. He traced his knowledge of the apostolic teaching through Polycarp of Smyrma back to the Apostle John and was last person we know of…

Clement of Alexandria by R.B. Tollinton, 2 Vols.

Clement of Alexandria by R.B. Tollinton, 2 Vols.

Today’s free book is Richard Bertram Tollinton’s substantial work on the life of Origen’s predecessor at the Catachetical School in Egypt, Clement of Alexandria. This public domain work was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. Robert Bertram Tollinton [1866-1932], Clement of Alexandria: A Study in Christian Liberalism, 2 Vols. London: Williams and…