Documents Illustrative of the History of the Church by B.J. Kidd

Today’s free titles is B.J. Kidd’s two-volume anthology of 513 useful extracts from the writings of the early church up to the year 461 AD. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation. Beresford James Kidd [1863-1948], Document Illustrative of the History of the Church, 2 Vols. London: SPCK,…

Backhouse & Tylor’s Early Church History to the Time of Constantine

Early Church History to the Death of Constantine was Edward Backhouse’s final work and was completed posthumously by Charles Tylor. Backhouse intended to write church history from the perspective of The Society of Friends (Quakers). His desire, perhaps not fully allowed to himself, was to find out with what early early teachers stigmatised as heretics…