Tertullian

Gerald Bray on the Theology of Tertullian

The following book is now available online in PDF: Gerald L. Bray, Holiness and the Will of God. Perspectives on the Theology of Tertullian. Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1979. Hbk. ISBN: 0551055936. pp.179. Contents Preface 1: Past and Present 2: The Man and his Times 3: The Nature of Holiness 4: The Pattern of Authority…

Augustine of Hippo | Gregory Nazianzus | Gregory of Nyssa | Gregory Thaumaturgos | Spiritual Gifts | Tertullian

Nigel Scotland on Signs and Wonders in the Early Church

The following article is now on-line in PDF: Nigel Scotland, “Signs and Wonders in the Early Catholic Church 90-451 and their Implications for the Twenty-First Century,” European Journal of Theology 10.2 (2001): 155-168. It is refreshing to find a good academic defense for the continuance of spiritual gifts after the Apostolic Age and this one…

Origen

G.L. Prestige’s 1940 Bampton Lecture on Origen

The following article is now online in PDF: G.L. Prestige, “Lecture 3: Origen: or, The Claims of Religious Intelligence,” Fathers and Heretics. Bampton Lectures 1940. London: SPCK, 1940. Pbk. pp.43-66. G.L. Prestige’s lecture is (in my opinion) one of the best short summaries of the life, works and significance of Origen. It should be required…

Apologists | Justin Martyr

Francis Watson on Christians, Jews and Scripture in Justin’s Dialogue with Trypho

I have just uploaded the following lecture in PDF: Prof. Francis Watson, “Have you not read…?” Christians, Jews and Scripture in Justin’s Dialogue with Trypho . The Ethel M. Wood Lecture, University of London, 3 March 2005. My thanks to Professor Watson for providing me with the text of his lecture, which is published here…

Papias

Gregory Dix on Papias

I have just uploaded the following article in PDF format: D. Gregory Dix, “The Use and Abuse of Papias on the Fourth Gospel,” Theology 24 (1932): 8-20. The work is out of copyright and can be freely copied.