THE EARLY CHRISTIAN CHURCH - VOLUME 1 : by Philip Carrington, Archbishop of Quebec. Published by the syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1957. Katapi edition by Paul Ingram, 2013.
| HOME | Contents | << | Gen. Introduction | Church Histories etc. | Encyclopaedias | Literature of the Period: Text & Intro. | N.T. Period: Special Studies |


The Bibliography to volume 2 may also be consulted. Further bibliographies will be found in a number of the books which are listed. Except for editions of original sources, the books listed are, for the most part, in English.


The Cambridge Ancient History, vols. XI and XII (Cambridge, 1939). (Contains
very full bibliography.)
A History of the Jewish People in the time of Jesus Christ, Emil Schurer (English trans. Edinburgh, 1885 f. and New York, 1897f).
Jerusalem under the High Priests, E. Bevan (London, 1904).
History of Israel, W. O. E. Oesterley and T. H. Robinson (Oxford, 1932).
Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era, G. F. Moore (Cambridge, Mass., 1927).

Die Religion des Judenthums, W. Bousset (3rd ed. Tubingen, 1926).
Le Judaisme avant Jésus-Christ, M. J. Lagrange (Paris, 1931).
Le Judaisme palestinien au temps de Notre Seigneur, J. Bonsirven (Paris, 1950).
Religion and Worship of the Synagogue, W. O. E. Oesterley and C. H. Box (London, 1907).
Jewish Background of the Christian Liturgy, W. O. E. Oesterley (Oxford, 1925).
The Samaritans, J. A. Montgomery (Philadelphia, 1907).
Archaeology of Palestine, W. Albright (London (Pelican), 1951).
History of the Ancient World, M. I. Rostovtzeff (Oxford, 1926).
Hellenistic Civilisation, W. W. Tarn and G. T. Griffiths (London, 1952).
Le Monde gréco-romain au temps de Notre Seigneur, A. J. Festugiere (Paris, 1935).
Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire, T. R. Glover (London, 1932).
Les Religions Orientales dans le Paganisme Romain, F. Cumont, ed. 4, Paris, 1929 (English trans. Chicago, 1911).
Environment of Early Christianity, S. Angus (London, 1914).
The Mystery Religions, S. Angus (London, 1925).
Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius, S. Dill (London, 1905).
Roman Life and Manners, L. Friedlander (English trans. London, 1908).
The Dead Sea Scrolls, Millar Burrows (New York, 1955).
Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, Qumran Cave 1 (Oxford, 1955).


Duchesne, L. Early History of the Church, English trans. (London, 1909 f.).
Kidd, B. J. History of the Christian Church (Oxford, 1922).
Gwatkin, H. M. Early Church History (London, 1909).
Hamilton, H. F. The People of God (Oxford, 1912).
|503 Harnack, A. von. Mission and Expansion of Christianity, English trans. J. Moffatt, 2nd edn. (London, 1908).
Harnack, A. von. History of Dogma, English trans. N. Buchanan (London, 1894f).
Le Breton, J. and Zeiller, J. The History of the Primitive Church, English trans. E. C. Messenger (New York, 1949).
Lietzmann, H. Beginnings of the Christian Church, English trans. L. B. Woolf (London and New York, 1937).
McGiffert, A. C. A History of the Apostolic Age (New York, 1912).
Ramsey, W. M. The Church in the Roman Empire to 170 A.D. (London, 1893).


Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, J. Hastings (Edinburgh, 1908 ff.).
New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopaedia of Religious Knowledge (New York, 1908).
Jewish Encyclopaedia (New York, 1906).
Encyclopaedia Judaica (Berlin, 1928).
Dictionary of the Bible, J. Hastings (Edinburgh, 1903ff.).
Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, J. Hastings (Edinburgh, 1915ff.).
Dictionary of the Apostolic Church, J. Hastings (Edinburgh, 1911ff.).
Encyclopaedia Biblica, T. K. Cheyne and J. S. Black (London, 1899ff.).
Dictionary of Christian Biography, W. Smith (London, 1877ff.).
Dictionnaire d'archéologie chrétienne et de liturgie, F. Cabrol (Paris, 1907-53).
Catholic Encyclopaedia (New York, 1907).


The Old Testament in Greek (according to the Septuagint), ed. with introduction by H. B. Swete (Cambridge, 1930) or A. Rahlfs (Gottingen, 1935).
Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament (translations with introductions and notes by various scholars), R. H. Charles (Oxford, 1913).
Translations of Early Documents (S.P.C.K. series), ed. W. O. E. Oesterley and C. H. Box (London, 1916-).
History of New Testament Times with an Introduction to the Books of the Apocrypha, R. H. Pfeiffer (New York, 1949).
The Books of the Apocrypha (introduction), W. O. Oesterley (London, 1914).
The New Testament in Greek, ed. L. F. Tischendorf (8th edn. Leipzig, 1878);
Westcott and Hort (Cambridge, 1881);
A. F. Souter (Oxford, 1910f.);
H. von Soden (Gottingen, 1913);
A. Merx (7th ed. Rome, 1951);
E. Nestle (Basel, 1945); and others.
Text and Canon of the Greek Bible, F. G. Kenyon (London, 1949).
Canon and Text of the New Testament, C. R. Gregory (English trans. Edinburgh, 1907).
Text and Canon of the New Testament, A. Souter (London, 1913).
Commentaries on the New Testament in various standard series: the International Critical Commentary, the Westminster Commentary, the Cambridge Bible, |504 the Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, the Clarendon Bible, etc.; see also the 'Handbuch' series, ed. H. Lietzmann (Tubingen).
One-volume commentaries with articles by various scholars, ed. A. S. Peake (London, 1920); C. Gore (London, 1928).
The Concise Bible Commentary, W. K. Lowther Clarke (London, 1952).
Introductions to the New Testament: A. Jülicher, trans. J. P. Ward (London, 1904); T. H. Zahn, trans. J. M. Trout (Edinburgh, 1909); J. Moffatt (Edinburgh, 1911); A. H. McNeile (Oxford, 1953); E. F. Scott (Literature of the New Testament) (New York, 1932).

See also for special points of view:

Case, S. J. The Evolution of Early Christianity (Chicago, 1927).
Dibelius, M. A Fresh Approach to the New Testament (English trans. New York, 1936).
Enslin, H. M. Christian Beginnings (New York, 1938).
Foakes-Jackson, F. J. and Lake, K. The Beginnings of Christianity (including introduction, text and commentary on the Acts). 5 vols. (London, 1920-33).
Grant, F. C. An Introduction to New Testament Thought (New York, 1950).
Goguel, M. The Birth of Christianity, trans. H. C. Snape (London, 1935).
Hoskyns, E. C. and Davey, F. N. The Riddle of the New Testament (London, 1931).
Weiss, J. The History of Primitive Christianity. 2 vols., trans. F. C. Grant (London, 1937).
The (Soncino) Talmud, 35 vols. (English trans. London, 1935-52).
The (Soncino) Midrash Rabba, 10 vols. (English trans. London, 1939).
The Mishnah, English trans. H. Danby (Oxford, 1933).
Introduction to Talmud and Midrash, H. L. Strack (English trans. Philadelphia, 1931).
Kommentar zum Neuen Testament aus Talmud und Midrasch, H. L. Strack and P. Billerbeck (München, 1922-8).
Prayer Book of the Jewish Synagogue.
The Letter of Aristeas, ed. H. St J. Thackeray (Manchester, 1935).
The Works of Josephus, text and trans, by H. St J. Thackeray and R. Marcus (Loeb Library, London and New York, 1926-43).
The Apostolic Fathers (introductions, text, trans, and notes), J. B. Lightfoot (2nd ed., 5 vols. London, 1889-90). (Texts and trans, in one volume, ed. J. Harmer, London, 1893.)
The Apostolic Fathers. (Text and trans, by K. Lake in the Loeb Library, London and New York, 1912-13.)
The Apostolic Fathers (translated) in the Translations of Christian Literature series (S.P.C.K.) in the Ante-Nicene Library, and in the Library of the Christian Classics series (S.C.M.), ed. C. C. Richardson, with others (London, 1953).
The New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers (Oxford, 1905).
The Ezra Apocalypse, ed. G. H. Box and W. Sanday (London, 1912).
L'Ascension d'lsaie, ed. E. Tisserant (Paris, 1909).
|505 The Sibylline Oracles, Books iii-v (S.P.C.K. Translations), ed. H. N. Bate (London,
1918). Greek text ed. J. Geffcken in the Berlin corpus, 1902.
Sayings of the Jewish Fathers (Pirke Aboth), introduction, text, trans., notes and
appendices by C. Taylor (Cambridge, 1897).
Early Greek Religion, and Later Greek Religion, E. Bevan. (Selected texts with trans, and introduction, London, 1927.)
Hellenistic Religions, F. C. Grant. (Selected texts with trans, and introductions, New York, 1953.)
Corpus Hermeticum, text ed. A. D. Nock. (French trans. A. J. Festugiere, Paris, 1945 –)
Hermetica, ed. W. Scott (Oxford, 1924 –).
The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius, trans., introduction and notes by H. J. Lawlor and J. E. L. Oulton (London, 1928).
The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius, text and trans, by K. Lake and J. E. L. Oulton, Loeb Library (London and New York, 1928).
The Apocryphal New Testament, trans, and introductions by M. R. James (Oxford, 1924.)


The Relevance of Apocalyptic, H. H. Rowley, 2nd ed. (New York, 1946).
Jewish and Christian Apocalypses, F. C. Burkitt (London, 1914).
Ancient Synagogues in Palestine and Greece, E. L. Sukenik (London, 1934).
The Dead Sea Scriptures (translation and notes), T. H. Caster (New York, 1956).
The Greek Papyri and the New Testament, G. Milligan (Cambridge, 1910).
Jesus of Nazareth, J. Klausner, trans. H. Danby (London, 1925).
The Four Gospels, B. H. Streeter (London, 1924).
The Growth of the Gospels, F. C. Grant (New York, 1934).
Form Criticism, R. Bultmann, trans. F. C. Grant (New York, 1934).
From Tradition to Gospel, M. Dibelius, trans. B. L. Woolf (London, 1934).
The Formation of the Gospel Tradition, V. Taylor (London, 1952).
Form Criticism, E. B. Redlich (London, 1939).
The Making of the New Testament, B. W. Bacon (London, 1912).
The Bible and the Greeks, C. H. Dodd (London, 1935).
The Apostolic Preaching, C. H. Dodd (London, 1936).
Gospel and Law, C. H. Dodd (New York, 1951).
According to the Scriptures, C. H. Dodd (New York, 1953).
Jew and Greek, G. Dix (London, 1953).
The earlier Epistles of St. Paul, K. Lake, 2nd edn. (London, 1927).
St Paul and the Church of the Gentiles, W. L. Knox (Cambridge, 1939).
The Making of Luke-Acts, H. J. Cadbury (London, 1927).
The Gospel of St Mark, introduction, text, commentary, V. Taylor (London, 1952).
The Primitive Christian Calendar, P. Carrington (Cambridge, 1952).
Peter: disciple, apostle, and martyr, O. Cullmann, trans. F. V. Filson (Philadelphia, 1953).
|505 Petrus und Paulus in Rom, H. Lietzmann (Berlin-Leipzig, 1927).
The Epistle to the Ephesians, C. L. Mitton (Oxford, 1951).
St Paul's Ephesian Ministry, G. S. Duncan (London, 1929).
The Problem of the Pastoral Epistles, P. N. Harrison (Cambridge, 1936).
The Pastoral Epistles, B. S. Easton (New York, 1947).
The First Epistle of St Peter, E. G. Selwyn (London, 1946).
The First Epistle of Peter, F. W. Beare (Oxford, 1947).
The Primitive Christian Catechism, P. Carrington (Cambridge, 1942).
Studies in Matthew, B. W. Bacon (London, 1930).
The Origins of the Gospel according to St Matthew, G. D. Kilpatrick (Oxford, 1946).
The School of Matthew, W. Stendhal (Uppsala, 1954).
The Fourth Gospel, E. C. Hoskyns and F. N. Davey, 2nd ed. (London, 1947).
The Fourth Gospel in Recent Criticism, W. F. Howard (London, 1931).
The Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel, C. H. Dodd (Cambridge, 1953).
The Revelation of St John, R. H. Charles, in International Critical Commentary
(Edinburgh, 1920).
The Meaning of the Revelation, P. Carrington (London, 1931).
The Fall of Jerusalem, S. G. F. Brandon (London, 1951).
The Parousia, anonymous [ J. S. Russel] (London, 1878).
The First Epistle of Clement, W. K. Lowther Clarke (London, 1937).
The Christianity of Ignatius of Antioch, C. C. Richardson (New York, 1935).
Polycarp's two Epistles to the Philippians, P. N. Harrison (Cambridge, 1936).
The Primitive Church, B. H. Streeter (London, 1929).
The Founding of the Church, B. W. Bacon (New York, 1909).
Three Measures of Meal, F. G. Vial (Oxford, 1923).
'Foreign groups in Rome during the first centuries of the empire ', G. La Piana in Harvard Theological Review, 1927.
Testimonies, ed. J. R. Harris, vol. I (Cambridge, 1916); vol. II with G. V. Burch (Cambridge, 1920).
Die jüdischen Baptismen, W. Brandt (Giessen, 1910).
Barnabas, Hermas, and the Didache, J. A. Robinson (London, 1920).
Das Hirt des Hermas, M. Dibelius (Tubingen, 1923).
Elchasai, W. Brandt (Leipzig, 1912).
The Riddle of the Didache, F. E. Yokes (London, 1938).
Essays on the Early History of the Church and the Ministry, H. B. Swete and others (London, 1918).
<< | top |