Early Church Fathers Study Archive

Early Church Fathers Study Archive Exhaustive list of “Early Fathers Compilations” by Roberts-Donaldson, Philip Schaff, Schaff-Wace, and others, including additional texts compiled by Roger Pearse.  Works organized by name below. This volume contained a brave but lonely attempt to introduce …

EUSEBIUS PAMPHILIUS

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY OF EUSEBIUS PAMPHILIUS (c. 265 – 339)  BISHOP OF CESAREA, IN PALESTINE Written In A.D. 325 FULL TEXT ONLINE HERE “Immediately after the [Murder of James] Vespasian began to besiege them.”      Eusebius, The History of the Church, 2,23      The writings …

THE ODES OF SOLOMON

      THE ODES OF SOLOMON Written by an Anonymous Syrian poet, likely in Antioch or Edessa. | Much Fulfilled Redemption and Eschatology like Melito of Sardis, yet likely half a century earlier! Written near the end of the first century …

The Gospel of Peter

  The Gospel of Peter The Akhmim Fragment / Estimated Range of Dating: 70-160 C.E. CLICK HERE FOR PDF BOOK OF TEXT AND INTRODUCTION Introduction and Text Chapter 7:25 Then, the Jews and the elders and priests, knowing what evil they had …

2 Esdras (4 Ezra)

  2 Esdras (4 Ezra) “The main body of the book appears to be written for consolation in a period of great distress (most likely Titus’ destruction of the Second Temple in AD 70) according to the modern theory.  The author …

Pseudo “Baruch”

Pseudo “Baruch” PSEUDEPIGRAPHIC AUTHOR OF SECOND BARUCH Apocalyptic: Baruch | First Baruch | Second Baruch | Zecharias, son of Baruchias Jewish Encyclopedia “In ii. 26 the Temple is said to be in ruins—a statement which accords with two periods only, those of the Chaldean and the …

Clement 1

Clement 1 Robinson’s Date: 70 INTRODUCTORY NOTE TO THE FIRST EPISTLE OF CLEMENT TO THE CORINTHIANS. Philip Schaff ———— [a.d. 30-100.] Clement was probably a Gentile and a Roman. He seems to have been at Philippi with St. Paul (a.d. …

The Epistle of Barnabus

The Epistle of Barnabus Robinson’s Date: 75 (On Fulfillment of Prophecy) “Moreover understand this also, my brothers. When ye see that after so many signs and wonders wrought in Israel, even then they were abandoned, let us give heed, lest haply …

The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus

  The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus “It is widely believed that the last two chapters were added at a later time. There are two schools as to its dating, one which favors a date approximately 130 CE and the …

Acts of the Apostles

Acts of the Apostles Western Text — With 1923 Introduction Robinson’s Date: -57-62+ Mark Goodacre: Dating the Crucial Sources in Early Christianity (2008 PDF) PROOF OF EARLY DATING OF LUKE/ACTS? “The date of Acts must accordingly be set down as somewhere between …

CLEARINGHOUSE FOR THE EARLY CHURCH FATHERS

  Early Christian History   CLEARINGHOUSE FOR THE EARLY CHURCH FATHERS Linking to every known “Early Church Father” writing that has been translated into English JEWISH/CHRISTIAN BIBLICAL STUDIES (1500BC-AD70) | EARLY CHRISTIAN PRETERISM (AD70-1000) | FREE ONLINE BOOKS  (AD1000-2008) ALL THREE OLD SETS PLUS THE NEWEST TRANSLATIONS! …

EXHAUSTIVE LISTING OF “EARLY CHURCH FATHERS”

EXHAUSTIVE LISTING OF “EARLY CHURCH FATHERS” JEWISH/CHRISTIAN BIBLICAL STUDIES (1500BC-AD70) | EARLY CHRISTIAN PRETERISM (AD70-1000) | FREE ONLINE BOOKS  (AD1000-2008) ALL THREE OLD SETS PLUS THE NEWEST TRANSLATIONS! 1) The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 2) The Nicene and Post-Nicene …

The Festal Letters

367 Athanasius Defines the New Testament “SINCE YOU KNOW MY WILL, grant free admission to all those who wish to enter the church. For if I hear that you have hindered anyone from becoming a member, or have debarred anyone …

The Olivet Discourse Study Archive

All the signs listed in Matthew 24 have reference to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D.70.   The Olivet Discourse The Olivet Discourse or Olivet prophecy is a biblical passage found in the Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 24 and 25, Mark 13, and Luke 21. Here is an interpretation of Israel’s …

James, The Brother of the Lord

James, The Brother of the Lord Study Archive Why do ye ask me concerning Jesus, the Son of Man? He himself sitteth in heaven at the right hand of the great Power, and is about to come upon the clouds …

Six Sermons on the Study of the Holy Scriptures

    Six Sermons on the Study of the Holy Scriptures; nature, interpretation, and some of their most important doctrines   Preached before the University of Cambridge, in the years 1827-8 : to which are annexed two dissertations, the first …

Origen: Commentary on John (0248)

Origen: Commentary on John (0248) The statement about the hundred and forty-four thousand no doubt admits of mystical interpretation; But it is unnecessary at this point, and would divert us from our purpose, to compare with it those passages of the …

Death to Sin/Devil

SECOND COMING / DEATH / RESURRECTION Death End of Jerusalem in A.D.70 | End of the Individual at Death | End of the World’s History Death (Spiritual) to  Sin / Devil Athanasius (4th Century) “But that devil who of old wickedly exulted in death, now …

Pseudo-Chrysostom

    Pseudo-Chrysostomus. Opus Imperfectum in Matthaeum.—Among the works which have been ascribed to Chrysostom is a commentary on St. Matthew’s Gospel. It is divided into 54 homilies; but this division does not proceed from the author, and (32, 132109) the …

Chrysostom: The Divine Liturgy (0388)

Having in remembrance, therefore, this saving commandment and all those things which have come to pass for us   The Divine Liturgy By Chrysostom of Constantinople 0388 CLICK HERE FOR PDF FILE OF ENTIRE BOOK PRIEST: Having in remembrance, therefore, this …

Chrysostom: Homilies on Hebrews (0378)

For as in painting, so long as one [only] draws the outlines, it is a sort of “shadow” but when one has added the bright paints and laid in the colors, then it becomes “an image.” Something of this kind …

Chrysostom Study Archive

“Did all the vengeance come upon that generation? It is quite plain that it was so, and no man gainsays it.” John Chrysostom 347 – 407 Contemporaneously called “Jack” Dividing Line Between AD70 and the End of the World in …