Constantine by John B Firth

Today’s free book is John B. Firth’s account of the life of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. This public domain work was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library. John Benjamin Firth [1868-1943], Constantine the Great. The Reorganisation of the Empire and the Triumph of the Church. New York & London: G.P. Putnam’s…

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…