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,…

Professor Henry Chadwick, “one of the last great Anglican Scholars”, dies aged 87

Anyone who has studied church history will be familiar with the works of Henry Chadwick, particularly his book The Early Church, which is still a standard textbook on many courses, remarkably so, as it was first published in 1967. It was therefore with a great sense of loss that I read of his death today…