Constantine

Eusebius of Caesarea's Oration on the 30th Anniversary of Constantine's reign.

Origen "On Interpreting the Scriptures"

Origen's theory of how the Scriptures should be read

Clement of Alexandria Hymn

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin

Simon Magus

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
The figure of Simon, known from Acts of the Apostles, is made into the first of the heresies by Irenaeus, bishop of Lyons, writing at the end of the second century CE.

Life of Anthony

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
One of the earliest saints' lives, which was to have tremendous influence.

Justin Martyr

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
One of the first Christian theologians, writing in the mid second century CE.

Gospel of Thomas selections

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
Selections from the Gospel of Thomas

Man of God

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
A fascinating holy man text from 5th century CE

Origen "On FIrst Principles"

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
Origen, the first greata systematic theologian, sets forth his method, and discusses some topics which would later have him condemned as a heretic

Thecla

Submitted by Paul D. Chapin
A fascinating tale of a non-martyr heroine

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