The Early Church and Its Mission

Book or monograph Biographical Dictionary of Christian MissionsGerald Anderson, ed., Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999. Pbk. ISBN: 0802846807. pp.873. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Derek Baker, ed. The Church in Town and Countryside. Papers read at the seventeenth summer meeting and eighteenth winter meeting of the Ecclesiastical Historical Society. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1979. Hbk. ISBN: 0631114211. pp.xvi + 486. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Lukas Bormann, Kelly Del Tredici & Angela Standhartinger, eds., Religious Propaganda and Missionary Competition in the New Testament World: Essays in Honor of Dieter Georgi. Novum Testamentum Supplements Series. Leiden: Brill, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 9004100490. pp.352. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource George Forrest Browne [1833-1930], The Christian Church in These Islands Before the Coming of AugustineGeorge Forrest Browne [1833-1930], The Christian Church in These Islands Before the Coming of Augustine. Three Lectures Delivered at St. Paul's in January 1894, 2nd edn.London: SPCK, 1895. Hbk. pp.156. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph F.F. Bruce, The Spreading Flame. The Rise and Progress of Christianity from its First Beginnings to the Conversion of the English. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Pbk. ISBN: 0802818056. pp.432. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Frend: The Rise of ChristianityW.H.C. Frend, The Rise of Christianity. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0800619315. pp.1022. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Green: Evangelism in the Early ChurchMichael Green, Evangelism in the Early Church. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0863471579. pp.416. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Adolf von Harnack, The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries, 2nd edn. New York: Putnam, 1908. Reprinted: Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 1579100023. pp.982. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book K. Hopkins, "Christian number and its implications," Journal of Early Christian Studies, 6 (1998): 185-226.
Book or monograph Christianity and Paganism: 350-750J.N. Hillgarth, ed. Christianity and Paganism: 350-750: The Conversion of Western Europe, revised. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0812212134. pp.213. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph E.G. Hinson, The Evangelization of the Roman Empire. Macon: Mercier University Press, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0865540144. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Kenneth Scott Latourette, A History of the Expansion of Christianity, 7 Vols. New York: Harper, 1937-1945.
Book or monograph MacMullen: Christianizing the Roman EmpireRamsey MacMullen, Christianizing the Roman Empire (A.D. 100-400) . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0300036426. pp.189. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Arnaldo Momigliano, ed. The Conflict between Paganism and Christianity in the Fourth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1963. pp.222.
Book or monograph Neill: A History of Christian MissionsStephen Neill, A History of Christian Missions. History of Christianity 6: , new edition of 2nd revised edition. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1990. Pbk. ISBN: 0140137637. pp.528. {CBD} {Amazon.com} The standard textbook for many Christian missions courses.
Book or monograph Nock: ConversionA.D. Nock, Conversion: The Old and the New in Religion from Alexander the Great to Augustine of Hippo. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0801859107. pp.328. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book M.R. Salzman, How the West was Won: The Christianization of the Roman Aristocracy in the West in the Years after Constantine," C. Deroux, ed., Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History, Vol. 6. Brussels, 1992. pp.451-79.
Article in Journal or Book Knut Schäferdick, "The Christian Mission and Expansion," Ian Hazlett, ed. Early Christianity: Origins and Evolution to AD 600. London: SPCK, 1991. Pbk. 0687114446. pp.65-77. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book J.H.D. Scourfield, "Jerome, Antoich, and the Desert: A Note on Chronology," Journal of Theological Studies n.s. 37 (1986): 117-21.
Article in Journal or Book J.H.D. Scourfield, "Notes on the Text of Jerome, Letters 1 and 107," The Classical Quarterly 37 (1987): 487-97.
Book or monograph J.H.D. Scourfield, Consoling Heliodorus. A Commentary on Jerome, Letter 60. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0198147228. pp.290. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book J.H.D. Scourfield, "A Note on Jerome's Homily on the Rich Man and Lazarus," Journal of Theological Studies n.s. 48 (1997): 536-9.
On-line Resource George Smith [1856-1942], Short History of Christian Missions From Abraham and Paul to CareyGeorge Smith [1856-1942], Short History of Christian Missions From Abraham and Paul to Carey, 8th edn, Livingstone, and Duff. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, n.d. Hbk. pp.252. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Bastiaan Van-Elderen, "Early Christianity in Transjordan," Tyndale Bulletin 45.1 (1994): 97-117.
Article in Journal or Book A. Yarborough, Christianization in the Fourth Century: the Example of Women, Church History 45 (1976): 149-65.

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