Early Church Writings


1 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher: Prefatory matter to the 1891 translation

1: Information on the Living Gospel of Mani

2 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher: Introduction to the 1891 translation

2: Book: The Gospel of the Prophet Mani

3 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher: Translation from the Syriac (1891)

3: Gospel of Mani

4 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher: Appendix The Remains of the Original Greek of the Apology of Aristides

4: Searching for Mani’s Picture-book in Textual and Pictorial Sources

5 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher: The Syriac Text of the Apology [Syriac]

5: Profile of Manes

6: Manichaean Sacred Text List

A Fragment Concerning the Execrable Gods of the Heathen.

A Strain of Jonah the Prophet, background information.

A Strain of Jonah the Prophet.

A Strain of Sodom, background information.

A Strain of Sodom.

A Strain of the Judgement of the Lord.

A Strain of the Judgment of the Lord, background information.

A Treatise on the Soul background information.

A Treatise on the Soul.

Abbreviations Apocrypha, Biblical and Pseudepigrapha

Ad Martyras

Ad Martyras background information.

Ad Nationes background information.

Ad Nationes BOOK I.

Ad Nationes, BOOK II

Ad Nationes, BOOK II, Elucidation.

Against Hermogenes background information.

Against Hermogenes.

Against Praxeas

Against Praxeas background information.

Against the Fundamental Epistle of Manichaeus (Augustine)

Against the Valentinians

An Answer to the Jews

An Answer to the Jews background information.

Apology

Apology Background and information

Appendix (Against All Heresies)

Appendix (Against All Heresies) (spurious) background information.

Aristides the Philosopher: Apology.

Book of Giants — Reconstructed Texts: Translation by: Michael Wise, Martin Abegg (Jr.), and Edward Cook.

Book of Giants (from the Dead Sea Scrolls) Parallel versions

Clement I

Clement II

Clement of Alexandria Writings. Introductory Note ECW-Clem.TF-01.01

De Corona (The Chaplet)

De Corona (The Chaplet) background information

De Fuga in Persecutione

De Fuga in Persecutione: background information.

De Spectaculis (The Shows)

De Spectaculis (The Shows) background information.

Dialogue with Trypho. Translation by [Roberts-Donaldson] ECW-Martyr-01.06

Didache (English Translation) Hoole, Charles ECW-07-01-02

Didache (English Translation) Kirsopp, Lake

Didache (English Translation) Lightfoot, Joseph Barber

Didache (English Translation) Roberts-Donaldson

Didache Background and why excluded from Canon

Didache by J.B. Lightfoot (with Commentary)

Didache with Commentary by Avva Andreas (Turner)

Disciplina Clericalis

Discourse to the Greeks. Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson] ECW-Martyr-01.01

Early Church Fathers – Additional Texts

Epistle of Barnabas Lightfoot, Joseph Barber

Epistle of Barnabas PDF translated Roberts-Donaldson

Epistle of Barnabas translation by Kirsopp Lake PDF

Epistle of Ignatius to Polycarp. (Translated by Roberts-Donaldson) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-03

Epistle of Ignatius to the Ephesians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-23

Epistle of Ignatius to the Magnesians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-19

Epistle of Ignatius to the Magnesians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter Version) ECW-Ignatius-20

Epistle of Ignatius to the Philadelphians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-08

Epistle of Ignatius to the Philadelphians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter Version) ECW-Ignatius-09

Epistle of Ignatius to the Romans. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-12

Epistle of Ignatius to the Romans. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter Version) ECW-Ignatius-13

Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyraeans. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter Version) ECW-Ignatius-05

Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans. (Shorter.) (Translated by Lightfoot & Harmer) ECW-Ignatius-06

Epistle of Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions.) ECW-Ignatius-04

Epistle of Ignatius to the Trallians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter and Longer Versions) ECW-Ignatius-15

Epistle of Ignatius to the Trallians. (Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson]) (Shorter Version) ECW-Ignatius-16

Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus. (Translated by Roberts-Donaldson) ECW-Mathetes-02

Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians (English Translation by Kirsopp Lake) ECW-Polycarp-03

Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians. (Roberts-Donaldson English Translation) ECW-Polycarp-01

Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians. (Translated by J.B. Lightfoot) ECW-Polycarp-02

Epistle of St. Ignatius of Antioch to the Magnesians. (Translated by Charles H. Hoole) ECW-Ignatius-22

Epistle of St. Ignatius of Antioch to the Philadelphians. (Translated by Charles H. Hoole) ECW-Ignatius-11

Epistle of St. Ignatius of Antioch to the Smyrnaeans. (Translation by C.H. Hoole ) ECW-Ignatius-07

Epistle To Diognetus. ECW-Mathetes-01

Exhortation to the Heathen (by Clemens, Titus Flavius) ECW-Clem.TF-02

First Apology. Translated by [Roberts-Donaldson] ECW-Martyr-01.07

Five Books Against Marcion Background information.

Five Books against Marcion, Book I.

Five Books Against Marcion. Book II.

Five Books Against Marcion. Book III.

Five Books Against Marcion. Book IV.

Five Books Against Marcion. Book V.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion Book I. Part I. Of the Divine Unity.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion Book II. Of the Harmony of the Old and New Laws

Five Books in Reply to Marcion Book III, Of the Harmony of the Fathers of the Old and New Testaments.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion Book IV. Of Marcion’s Antitheses.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion Book V. General Reply to Sundry of Marcion’s Heresies.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion. – Elucidations.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion. – Note.

Five Books in Reply to Marcion. Book I. Part II.—Of the Resurrection of the Flesh.

Fragments from the Lost Writings of Justin. (Translated by Roberts-Donaldson) ECW-Martyr-01.05

Fragments of Clemens Alexandrinus translated by Wilson, William (Rev.)

Fundamental Epistle of Mar Mani (sacred writings of the Manichaean religion)

Genesis, background information.

Genesis.

Giants in the Old Testament

Gospel of Thomas – Collected Commentary comprehensive presentation.

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 000 (Prologue Jesus spoke and Thomas wrote.)

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 001 Importance of interpreting the obscure sayings

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 002 Seek until you find

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 003 The kingdom is within us

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 004 The first will be last

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 005 The obscure will become disclosed

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 006 True fasting, prayer, and charity

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 007 The lion and the human being

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 008 A parable of an intelligent fisherman

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 009 A parable of a sower

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 010 Jesus has cast fire

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 011 The living will not die

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 012 The disciples will come to James

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 013 The disciples tell Jesus what he resembles

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 014 True fasting, prayer, and charity

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 015 One not born of woman

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 016 Jesus has come to impose divisions

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 017 Jesus will bestow what has not been perceived

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 018 The end is where the beginning is

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 019 The preexistent is blessed, Five trees in paradise

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 020 A parable of a mustard seed

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 021 A parable of children living in a plot of land

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 022 Those who enter the kingdom resemble little ones

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 023 Few are chosen

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 024 A person of light enlightens the whole world

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 025 Love your sibling

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 026 The speck and the beam

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 027 Abstinence from the world

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 028 The world is intoxicated

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 029 Independence of spirit and body

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 030 Jesus dwells where there are two or more

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 031 Prophets and physicians are not accepted at home

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 032 A city on a hill cannot be hidden

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 033 No one hides a lamp

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 034 The blind cannot lead the blind

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 035 No one robs the strong without subduing them

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 036 What we wear is unimportant

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 037 The disciples must strip off their garments

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 038 Jesus’ sayings have long been awaited

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 039 Pharisees and Scribes impede acquaintance

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 040 A parable of a grapevine

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 041 The person who has will receive

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 042 We should be passersby

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 043 Disciples should recognize Jesus in his sayings

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 044 On blasphemy

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 045 Grapes do not come from thorns

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 046 Little ones are more exalted than John the Baptist

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 047 Opposites cannot coexist

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 048 The power of unity

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 049 Solitaries have come from the kingdom

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 050 We have come from the light

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 051 Arrival of repose and a new world

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 052 The twenty-four prophets of Israel

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 053 True circumcision

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 054 The poor

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 055 We should hate our family

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 056 The world is a corpse

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 057 A parable of wheat and tares

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 058 The laborer

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 059 We should meditate on the one who is alive

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 060 A parable of a Samaritan and a lamb

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 061 Jesus on Salome’s couch

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 062 Jesus tells his secrets to the worthy

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 063 A parable of a rich man who died

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 064 A parable of a dinner for out-of-town guests

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 065 A parable of the murder of a vineyard owner’s son

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 066 The rejected building stone

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 067 Any deficiency is utter deficiency

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 068 The persecuted are blessed

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 069 The internally persecuted and the compassionate are blessed

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 070 Our salvation is within us

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 071 Destruction of “this building”

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 072 Jesus is not an arbitrator of possessions

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 073 Workers for the harvest

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 074 The cistern is empty

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 075 Solitaries will enter the bridal chamber

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 076 A parable of a merchant and a pearl

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 077 Jesus is the entirety and is everywhere

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 078 The goal of coming out to the countryside

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 079 Those who have kept the father’s utterance are blessed

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 080 The world is like the body

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 081 The rich should reign and renounce

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 082 Fire and the kingdom are with Jesus

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 083 Light is hidden by images

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 084 Our encounter with our preexistent images

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 085 Adam was not worthy of us

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 086 The son of man has nowhere to lay his head

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 087 Soul should be independent of body

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 088 We should give to messengers and prophets

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 089 We should wash not only the outside

Gospel of Thomas Commentary: Saying 090 Jesus’ yoke is easy


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