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 visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Bibliograpphy
  • Tables and Dates
  • Epistle of Clement of Rome
  • A Homily by an Unknown Writer
  • The Epistles of Ignatius
  • The Epistle of Polycarp
  • The Letter of the Smyrnaeans
  • The Teaching of the Apostles [The Didache]
  • The Epistle of Barnabas
  • The Shepherd of Hermas
  • The Epistle to Diognetus
  • Papias
  • Gnostic Systems
  • Apocryphal Books
  • The Odes of Solomon
  • Justin Martyr
  • The Apology of Aristides
  • Tatian’s Oration and Diatessaron
  • Index
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