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, is designed to put within the reach of English readers in a handy form two of the most valuable of the classics of the Church. In point of time the Epistle of Polycarp is one…

Ambrose of Milan | Athanasius | Augustine of Hippo | Church Fathers | Clement of Alexandria | Cyprian | Gregory Nazianzus | Gregory of Nyssa | Hilary of Poitiers | Irenaeus of Lyons | Jerome | John Chrysostom | Justin Martyr | Origen | Polycarp | Tertullian

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 Aid for making a copy of this two volume set available for digitisation. Frederic William Farrar [1831-1903], Lives of the Fathers. Sketches of Church History in Biography, 2 Vols. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1907….

Apostolic Fathers | Clement of Rome | Ignatius | Polycarp

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, Hermas’ Shepherd and the Epistle of Barnabas. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of public domain title available for digitisation. Henry Scott Holland [1847-1918], The Apostolic Fathers. The Fathers for English Readers….