Origen and Greek Patristic Theology by William Fairweather

William Fairweather’s work on Origen provides a general introduction to the great Alexandrian theologian, his theology and his legacy. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this book for digitisation. This title is in the public domain. William Fairweather [1856-1942], Origen and Greek Patristic Theology. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1901. Hbk….

Backhouse & Tylor’s Early Church History to the Time of Constantine

Early Church History to the Death of Constantine was Edward Backhouse’s final work and was completed posthumously by Charles Tylor. Backhouse intended to write church history from the perspective of The Society of Friends (Quakers). His desire, perhaps not fully allowed to himself, was to find out with what early early teachers stigmatised as heretics…

G.L. Prestige’s 1940 Bampton Lecture on Origen

The following article is now online in PDF: G.L. Prestige, “Lecture 3: Origen: or, The Claims of Religious Intelligence,” Fathers and Heretics. Bampton Lectures 1940. London: SPCK, 1940. Pbk. pp.43-66. G.L. Prestige’s lecture is (in my opinion) one of the best short summaries of the life, works and significance of Origen. It should be required…