100 – 1000 Historical

The documents of church history that are less technical, and for the ordinary layman or laywoman if interested. Augustine, Origen, and the ‘heavy-hitters’ of theology have been omitted. Though not authoritative, these documents are good examples of early Christianity. In red are some of my favorites.

First Fathers

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  • The Account of Perpetua and Felicity (c. 203) Describes the lives of two girls and their companions in North Africa; part of it is Perpetua’s personal journal. One of my personal favorites, though it seems to claim it is Scripture by the precursors of the Pentecostal movement, the Montanists.