Introduction to the Early History of Christian Doctrine by J.F. Bethune-Baker

Introduction to the Early History of Christian Doctrine by J.F. Bethune-Baker

Today’s free book is J.F. Bethune-Baker’s extremely useful History fo Early Christian Doctrine, which entered the public domain this year. This title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. James Franklin Bethune-Baker [1861-1951], An Introduction To The Early History Of Christian Doctrine, 2nd edn. London: Methuen & Co., 1903. Hbk. pp.458. [Click…

Early Christian Doctrine – Leighton Pullan

Today’s free book is a brief overview of Christian doctrine in the Early Church, part of the Oxford Church Text Books. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Leighton Pullan [1865-1940], Early Christian Doctrine. Oxford Church Text Books. London: Rivingtons, 1899. Hbk. pp.124. [Click here…

Tatian’s Diatessaron, the First Harmony of the Four Gospels

Today’s free book is an English translation of Gospel’s Diatessaron, dating from the later half of the Second Century, which is the earliest harmony of the four Gospels. The original Syriac version is lost, so the text we now have has been reconstructed from translations and commentaries. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a…

Inspiration and Authority of Scripture in the First Five Centuries

Today’s free books is George Duncan Barry’s study of the teaching of the early church concerning the inspiration and authority of Scripture. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. George Duncan Barry [1864-1945], The Inspiration and Authority of Holy Scripture. A Study in the Literature…

Tertullian of Carthage on the Resurrection of the Flesh

Today’s free book is Tertullian’s work Concerning the Resurrection of the Flesh, translated into English by Alexander Souter. My thanks to Book Aid for making available a copy of this public domain title for digitisation. Alexander Souter [1873-1949], Tertullian: Concerning the Resurrection of the Flesh. Translations of Christian Literature, Series II: Latin Texts. London: SPCK/New…