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Ancient Catholic Church by Robert Rainy

Today’s free book is Robert Rainy’s comprehensive survey of early church history from the time of the Emperor Trajan to Fourth General Council (98-451 AD). My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of public domain title available for digitisation. Robert Rainy [1826-1906], The Ancient Catholic Church from the Accession of Trajan to the…

Nicene Creed | Theodore of Mopsuestia

Theodore of Mopsuestia on the Nicene Creed

Todays free book is one the standard primary sources for those studying Theodore of Mopsuestia’s Commentary on the Nicene Creed. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain work available for digitisation. Alphonse Mingana [1881-1937], Woodbrooke Studies. Christian Documents in Syraic, Arabic, and Garshuni, edited and translated with Critical Apparatus, Vol. 5: Commentary…

Apologists | Apostles' Creed | Apostolic Fathers | Athanasian Creed | Creeds | Nicaea | Nicene Creed

History of the Creeds by Andrew Burn

Andrew Ewbank Burns 1899 Introduction to the Creeds appears to be a comprehensive treatment of the subject. Originally prepared as  course book for students at Cambridge University, the author hoped that his work would also be useful to a wider readership. Andrew Ewbank Burn [1864-1927], An Introduction to the Creeds and to the Te Deum….

Canon | Creeds | Cyprian | Hilary of Poitiers | Irenaeus of Lyons | Jerome | Josephus | Montanism | Papias

Public Domain Articles from the Journal of Theological Studies (1899-1909)

The following Public Domain articles from the Journal of Theological Studies relating to early church history are now available on-line in PDF: William Sanday [1843–1920], “Recent Research on the Origin of the Creed.” Journal of Theological Studies 1 No 1 (Oct. 1899): 3-22. William Sanday [1843–1920], “Further Research on the History of the Creed,” Journal…