Inspiration and Authority of Scripture in the First Five Centuries

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…

Apology of Aristides, translated by J Armitage Robinson

Today’s free book is the standard translation of the Aristides of Athens’ Apology. The history of the discovery if the text is summarised on Wikipedia: In 1878, the Armenian monks of the Mechitarite convent in Venice published the first two chapters, which they had found in a manuscript in their collection in Armenian translation. This…

Six Lectures on the Ante-Nicene Fathers – F J A Hort

Today’s free book is a series of six lectures on significant ante-nicene fathers by F.J.A. Hort- see the table of contents for the full list. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain titles available for digitisation. Fenton John Anthony Hort [1828–1892], Six Lectures on the Ante-Nicene Fathers. London & New York: MacMillan…

Introduction to Early Christian Books by William John Ferrar

This handy little book provides brief summaries of Christian writers and their writings up to the middle of the Second Century. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain volume available for digitisation. William John Ferrar [1868-1945], The Early Christian Books. Handbooks of Christian Literature. London: SPCK, 1919. Hbk. pp.108. [Click here to…