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Ancient Catholic Church by Robert Rainy

Today’s free book is Robert Rainy’s comprehensive survey of early church history from the time of the Emperor Trajan to Fourth General Council (98-451 AD). My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of public domain title available for digitisation. Robert Rainy [1826-1906], The Ancient Catholic Church from the Accession of Trajan to the…

Polycarp

St Polycarp – Bishop of Smyrna

This translation of the one extant Letter of St. Polycarp, and of the Letter of the Smyrnreans narrating his martyrdom, is designed to put within the reach of English readers in a handy form two of the most valuable of the classics of the Church. In point of time the Epistle of Polycarp is one…

Augustine of Hippo | Confessions | Tertullian | Trinity

Studies in Tertullian and Augustine by B B Warfield

Today’s free book is a collection of articles by B.B. Warfield on Tertullian and Augustine that previously appeared in a variety of books. According to Stanford University’s Copyright renewal database, the copyright on this US publication was never renewed, so it is in the public domain. This book was digitised from a copy held in…

Alexandria | Clement of Alexandria | Origen | Philo of Alexandria

Christian Platonists of Alexandria by Charles Bigg

Today’s free book is Charles Bigg’s detailed lectures on the Christian Platonists of Alexandria, which still provide useful information about the teachings of Philo, Clement of Alexandria and Origen. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. Charles Bigg [1840-1908], The Christian Platonists of Alexandria. Being the Bampton Lectures…

Nicene Creed | Theodore of Mopsuestia

Theodore of Mopsuestia on the Nicene Creed

Todays free book is one the standard primary sources for those studying Theodore of Mopsuestia’s Commentary on the Nicene Creed. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain work available for digitisation. Alphonse Mingana [1881-1937], Woodbrooke Studies. Christian Documents in Syraic, Arabic, and Garshuni, edited and translated with Critical Apparatus, Vol. 5: Commentary…