British Christianity during the Roman Empire

Today’s free book is a brief monograph on an unusual subject – British Christianity during the Roman Occupation by Richard Valpy French. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Richard Valpy French [1839-1907], British Christianity during the Roman Occupation. London: SPCK, 1900. Hbk. pp.64. [Click…

Sources Illustrating Mithraism – A.S. Geden

Mithraism was a widespread mystery religion in the Roman Empire during the first centuries of Christianity. This little book gathers together primary sources from both pagan and Christian sources relating to mithraism. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Alfred Shenington Geden [1857-1936], Select Passages…

Church’s Task Under the Roman Empire by Charles Bigg

This is a series of four lectures on the Church’s task of evangelising the Roman Empire. Charles Bigg [1840-1908] was Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford. This title is in the public domain. Charles Bigg [1840-1908], The Church’s Task under the Roman Empire. Four Lectures with Preface, Notes and an Excursus….

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…