Church of the Sub-Apostolic Age by James Heron

Today’s free book is James Heron’s study of the teachings and practices of the sub-apostolic church as described in the Didache. It includes sections on the New Testament canon, baptism, family and social life, the eucharist and ministry. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available digitisation. James…

Early Church and the World by C J Cadoux

In this book C.J. Cadoux traces the development of Christian attitudes to the Roman Empire, heathen religions, war, family-life, poverty and slavery during the first four centuries of the Church. This public domain volume was digitised from a copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library. Cecil John Cadoux [1883–1947], The Early Church and the World. A…

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 Century. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain volume available for digitisation. William John Ferrar [1868-1945], The Early Christian Books. Handbooks of Christian Literature. London: SPCK, 1919. Hbk. pp.108. [Click here to…

New Book on the Didache

Thomas O’Loughlin, Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Nottingham has asked me to mention his new book on the Didache: Thomas O’Loughlin, The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians. London: SPCK, 2010. Pbk. ISBN-13: 978-0281059539. pp.256. Professor O’Loughlin attached a voucher for SPCK online that would give a 20% discount, but Amazon.co.uk…