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…

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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…

Church History | Introduction

B.J. Kidd’s Church History to AD 461

Beresford James Kidd’s classic 3-volume treatment of early church history to AD 461 entered the public domain this year. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy available for digitisation. Beresford James Kidd [1863-1948], A History of the Church to A.D. 461, 3 Vols. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1922. Hbk. pp.558+471+448. [Click to visit…

Introduction

Samuel Cheetham’s Church History

The complete text of Samuel Cheetham’s A History of the Christian Church During the First Six Centuries is available for free download in PDF. The endpiece map showing the┬áCountries reached by Christianity in the First Three Centuries is also available a separate download (but is also included in the main PDF). The folks at LibriVox┬áhave…

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H.N. Bate’s History of the Church to AD 325 now available on-line

The following public domain book is now available on-line in PDF: H.N. Bate, History Of The Church to A.D. 325, 2nd edn. London: Rivingtons, 1924. Hbk. pp.140. I remember finding this book extremely helpful when I was studying church history and so was pleased to find that the copyright has expired. It can now be…