Apostolic Fathers

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…

3 years ago

Church History to the Separation of East and West

Icon depicting the Emperor Constantine (centre) and the bishops of the First Council of Nicaea (325) holding the Niceno–Constantinopolitan Creed…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

St Polycarp – Bishop of Smyrna

This translation of the one extant Letter of St. Polycarp, and of the Letter of the Smyrnreans narrating his martyrdom,…

4 years ago

Lives of the Fathers by Frederic W. Farrar

Dean F.W. Farrar provides us with over 1,500 pages on the lives of individual church fathers. My thanks to Book…

4 years ago

Church Leaders in Primitive Times

Augustine of Hippo This book is a collection of lectures that cover 13 significant Christian leaders from the first five…

4 years ago

Henry Scott Holland on The Apostolic Fathers

This little book provides an introduction to the bakground and writings of the Apostolic Fathers: Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp,…

4 years ago