Apostolic Fathers | Clement of Rome | Ignatius | Polycarp

Henry Scott Holland on The Apostolic Fathers

This little book provides an introduction to the bakground and writings of the Apostolic Fathers: Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp, Hermas’ Shepherd and the Epistle of Barnabas. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of public domain title available for digitisation. Henry Scott Holland [1847-1918], The Apostolic Fathers. The Fathers for English Readers….

Church History | Introduction

B.J. Kidd’s Church History to AD 461

Beresford James Kidd’s classic 3-volume treatment of early church history to AD 461 entered the public domain this year. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy available for digitisation. Beresford James Kidd [1863-1948], A History of the Church to A.D. 461, 3 Vols. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1922. Hbk. pp.558+471+448. [Click to visit…

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Introduction to Patristic Study by Henry Barclay Swete

In his foreword H.B. Swete notes that he wrote this book to encourage younger clergy to read the church fathers for themselves and not to rely on second hand information. This brief introduction will be still of value to students of the early church more than a century after it was first published. This title…