Christian Classics Ethereal Library - Extensive collection of on-line texts
Gateway - An extensive collection of links compiled and
annotated by Mark Goodacre (University of Birmingham), covering all aspects of
NT and its broader context.
- Hypertext encyclopaedia of early Church history; an extensive site with many
resources. Includes an Image
Index of Western art w/NT themes Internet
Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
- Princeton Medieval Studies site.
Basic Timeline of
Christian History - Handout from my course at Rutgers on
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Jewish Virtual Library - Christian-Jewish Relations
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean - Blog by Phil Harland; see also his On-line Resources for Christian Apocrypha and "Gnosticism"
Apocryphicity - Blog by Tony Chartrand-Burke; see also his NT Apocrypha Resource Page
JESUS & NEW TESTAMENT
Jesus to Christ - Companion to the PBS special.
Seminar Homepage Into His
Perspective on the Life of Jesus - A site developed by
Mahlon Smith of Rutgers University, as a tool for the historical study of
Christian scriptures, providing helpful introductions to the social, cultural,
historical, and political issues of his time. Includes selections, arranged
thematically, from the primary sources.
The Jewish Roman World of Jesus
Jesus of Nazereth in Early Christian Gospels
New Testament A
Gospels Primer - Introduction to the "Synoptic
The Synoptic Problem
- Includes color-coded tables of parallels in
Greek and English
translation. Also a helpful
Gospels Parallel - By John Marshall; Gospels of Mark,
Matthew, Luke, and Thomas compared in various combinations.
the Oldest NT Manuscripts - An article by Peter van
of NT Papyri and Codices; 2nd - 10th centuries -
Helpful charts compiled by K. C. Hanson.
Electronic New Testament Manuscript Project
- A project to make images and transcriptions of New Testament manuscripts
available freely on the Internet.
of NT Text Criticism
Development of the Canon of the NT- A well-designed
site with a good introduction to the issues, with key selections from many
primary texts, as well as links to complete e-texts thereof.
EARLY & LATE ANTIQUE CHRISTIANS
Fathers from CCATS - In english translation. Includes
Clement, Ignatius, Hermas. Searchable.
Apocryphal Acts Homepage
Apocicon - Database of art paralleled in early Christian apocrypha and in other extra-canonical literature
SBL Christian Apocrypha Section
Association pour l'étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC)
Early Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition - Stephen Shoemaker
Gospel of Judas - See also Elaine Pagels' comments on the text
Classics Ethereal Library: Early Church Fathers
- English translations for free downloading in text files (+ some pdfs), one
file for each volume. Includes Ante-Nicene Fathers (10 volumes: from
Clement of Rome to Ireneaus), Nicene and Post-Nicene Series I (8
Augustine volumes; 6 Chrysostom volumes), and Nicene and Post-Nicene Series II
(14 volumes; includes Eusebius, Jerome). See also More Fathers
Guide to early Church documents - Short decriptions of
and links to primary texts.
The Tertullian Project - See also Roger Pearse's many other helpful pages
James O'Donnell's Augustine Page
St. Pachomius Library - Contains many English
translations of the Church Fathers, the acts of the Christian martyrs, the
proceedings of the Councils, the lives of the early saints, etc. Includes a
massive and very handy
Global Index of all available (or, at least, known) patristic
Acts, Lives, and Martyrdoms - Links to electronic
texs, mostly in english translation.
Hugoye: Journal Of Syriac Studies
Syriac Library - Selected texts
Gnostic Society Library: Nag
Hammadi English translations; searchable.
Noncanonical Literature - Including some NHL texts and Christian apocrypha
of Thomas Homepage Christian
Gospels - Links to electronic texts, mostly in
english translation, of non-canonical Christian "gospels."
Walter Bauer's Orthodoxy and Heresy in Early Christianity - Annotated by Bob Kraft