This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Christian Sources" Document Library as of 10/31/2014 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. Christian Sources - 2CLM_L_H.TXT - An Ancient Homily by an Unknown Author
Unknown

(C. a.d. 120-140) So-called 2 Clement. Author unknown, the earliest Christian homily in existence. Taken from Lightfoot's 'Apostolic Fathers' 1891 translation. CLEMENT FATHERS LIGHTFOOT

2. Christian Sources - DAMASCUS.TXT - An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith
St. John of Damascus

ca 675-749 A. D. Book I and Book III. JOHN DAMASCUS ORTHODOX FAITH

3. Christian Sources - DAMASCUS.ZIP - An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith
St. John of Damascus

ca 675-749 A. D. Book I and Book III. JOHN DAMASCUS ORTHODOX FAITH

4. Christian Sources - ASCENT-J.TXT - Ascent of Mt. Carmel
John of the Cross

This work deals mainly with the active purification of the soul by the 'night of the senses.' Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. DIRECTORS CONTEMPLATION ARIDITY WILL POSSESSIONS FAITH APPETITE FACULTIES SENSES UNION CREATURES APPETITES DESIRES PLEASURES INTELLECT MEMORY VIRTUE SIN IMPERFECTIONS LOVE

5. Christian Sources - ASCENT-J.ZIP - Ascent of Mt. Carmel
John of the Cross

This work deals mainly with the active purification of the soul by the 'night of the senses.' Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. DIRECTORS CONTEMPLATION ARIDITY WILL POSSESSIONS FAITH APPETITE FACULTIES SENSES UNION CREATURES APPETITES DESIRES PLEASURES INTELLECT MEMORY VIRTUE SIN IMPERFECTIONS LOVE

6. Christian Sources - CONFENCH.TXT - Confessions & Enchiridion
St. Augustine

Translated and edited by Albert C. Outler, Ph.d., D.D. AUGUSTINE CONFESSION ENCHIRIDION

7. Christian Sources - CONFENCH.ZIP - Confessions & Enchiridion
St. Augustine

Translated and edited by Albert C. Outler, Ph.d., D.D. AUGUSTINE CONFESSION ENCHIRIDION

8. Christian Sources - DARK-JC.TXT - Dark Night of the Soul
John of the Cross

In this work, John of the Cross concentrates on passive purification of the soul, where God sends trials to the senses and to the mind. Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. IMPERFECTIONS AVARICE LUST DEVIL LOVE ANGER GLUTTONY APPETITES ENVY SLOTH APPETITES CREATURES DRYNESS CONTEMPTLATION LOVE WILL

9. Christian Sources - DARK-JC.ZIP - Dark Night of the Soul
John of the Cross

In this work, John of the Cross concentrates on passive purification of the soul, where God sends trials to the senses and to the mind. Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. IMPERFECTIONS AVARICE LUST DEVIL LOVE ANGER GLUTTONY APPETITES ENVY SLOTH APPETITES CREATURES DRYNESS CONTEMPTLATION LOVE WILL

10. Christian Sources - CATHDIAL.HTM - Dialogue
St. Catherine of Siena

Contains St. Catherine's treatises of Divine Providence, Discretion, Prayer and Obedience. CATHERINE DIALOGUE SIENA

11. Christian Sources - EPITAPHS.TXT - Eucharistic Belief Manifest In the Epitaphs of Abercius and Pectorius
Gregory Grabka, O.F.M.

A brief history of the Epitaph of Abercius and the Inscription of Pectorius, perhaps the most eloquent of all the ancient Christian inscriptions bearing on the Holy Eucharist. They were discovered in the 19th century. Taken from the October 1954 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review."

12. Christian Sources - EPITAPHS.ZIP - Eucharistic Belief Manifest In the Epitaphs of Abercius and Pectorius
Gregory Grabka, O.F.M.

A brief history of the Epitaph of Abercius and the Inscription of Pectorius, perhaps the most eloquent of all the ancient Christian inscriptions bearing on the Holy Eucharist. They were discovered in the 19th century. Taken from the October 1954 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review."

13. Christian Sources - MARTYRDM.TXT - Exhortation to Martyrdom, To Fortunatus
St. Cyprian

The specific purpose of this treatise is to prepare the soldiers of Christ for the struggles which they may have to endure in an approaching persecution. BAPTISM IDOLS DEVIL WORSHIP SACRIFICE BLOOD OF CHRIST MOSES WORLD FAITH APOCALYPSE SUFFERING

14. Christian Sources - MARTYRDM.ZIP - Exhortation to Martyrdom, To Fortunatus
St. Cyprian

The specific purpose of this treatise is to prepare the soldiers of Christ for the struggles which they may have to endure in an approaching persecution. BAPTISM IDOLS DEVIL WORSHIP SACRIFICE BLOOD OF CHRIST MOSES WORLD FAITH APOCALYPSE SUFFERING

15. Christian Sources - thos10co.htm - Explanation of the Ten Commandments
St Thomas Aquinas

13th Century instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Ten Commandments. Search by terms in the commandments and titles: e.g., THE FIRST COMMANDMENT. SABBATH PARENTS MURDER ADULTERY THEFT LYING WIFE

16. Christian Sources - CLEEPI.TXT - First Epistle to the Corinthians
St. Clement

Written around 96 AD. The occasion for this epistle by Clement I (the fourth Pope) was furnished by the rebellious conduct of some menbers of the Corinthian community, who had taken upon themselves to depose several officials of the Church in defiance of ecclesiastical authority. CLEMENT POPES SOURCES CORINTHIANS DISPUTES BISHOPS AUTHORITY

17. Christian Sources - CLEEPI.ZIP - First Epistle to the Corinthians
St. Clement

Written around 96 AD. The occasion for this epistle by Clement I (the fourth Pope) was furnished by the rebellious conduct of some menbers of the Corinthian community, who had taken upon themselves to depose several officials of the Church in defiance of ecclesiastical authority. CLEMENT POPES SOURCES CORINTHIANS DISPUTES BISHOPS AUTHORITY

18. Christian Sources - IGNPOL.TXT - Ignatius to Polycarp
St. Ignatius

Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) instructs Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, to be a true shepherd to his flock. He urges him to 'Beg for an increase in understanding!' PATIENCE JUSTICE WIDOWS SLAVES HUSBANDS WIVES BOASTING OBEDIENT IGNATIUS

19. Christian Sources - IGNEPH.TXT - Ignatius to the Ephesians
St. Ignatius of Antioch

St. Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) exhorts the faithful to loyalty to their bishops and avoidance of heretics and their agents. IGNATIUS ANTIOCH EPHESIANS HERETICS

20. Christian Sources - IGNMAG.TXT - Ignatius to the Magnesians
St. Ignatius

Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) says that submissiveness to ecclesiastical authority is simply called for by the fact of being Christians. He warns them against Docetism. JESUS BISHOP PRAYER JUDAISM APOSTLES IGNATIUS

21. Christian Sources - IGNPHL.TXT - Ignatius to the Philadelphians
St. Ignatius

Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) urges the Philadelphians to resist the dissidents and to preserve peace and unity in the Church. BISHOP TRUTH JESUS EUCHARIST GOSPEL JUDAISM IGNATIUS

22. Christian Sources - IGNROM.TXT - Ignatius to the Romans
St. Ignatius

This letter of Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) breathes the spirit of the first Christians, whose deep love of Christ made them eager to proclaim the Master to their pagan contemporaries and positively hungry for the crown of martyrdom. JESUS BEASTS BREAD OF GOD WORLD TRUTH FLESH IGNATIUS

23. Christian Sources - IGNSMR.TXT - Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans
St. Ignatius

Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) warns the faithful at Smyrna against the errors of those who would reduce Christ's humanity to an illusion and the Real Presence to mere symbolism. SUFFERINGS RESURRECTION JESUS TRUTH IGNATIUS PRAYER APOSTLES BISHOP

24. Christian Sources - IGNTRL.TXT - Ignatius to the Trallians
St. Ignatius

Ignatius of Antioch (died ca. 107) can see but one danger threatening the Asiatic Churches: the wiles of heretical teachers. Hence his warnings against Docetism. BISHOP SUFFERING DEVIL ATHEISTS PASSION IGNATIUS

25. Christian Sources - JEALENVY.TXT - Jealousy and Envy
St. Cyprian

Cyprian exhorts all to love of enemies, setting forth God as an example. He dissuades from the sin of envy by urging the rewards of a united love and a bond of brotherhood. DEVIL HONORS HATRED DEATH SINS CONSCIENCE CAIN SHEEP PEACE CHARITY FLESH

26. Christian Sources - MIRROR.TXT - Mirror of the BVM
St. Bonaventure

13th C. St. Bonaventure lucidly explains the Angelical Salutation and sets forth in marvellous praises the excellences of the Most Blessed Mother of God. VIRTURE GRACE ANGELS DAUGHTER SPOUSE HANDMAID AURORA ROD STEM

27. Christian Sources - MIRROR.ZIP - Mirror of the BVM
St. Bonaventure

13th C. St. Bonaventure lucidly explains the Angelical Salutation and sets forth in marvellous praises the excellences of the Most Blessed Mother of God. VIRTURE GRACE ANGELS DAUGHTER SPOUSE HANDMAID AURORA ROD STEM

28. Christian Sources - MORTAL.TXT - Mortality
St. Cyprian

Throughout this work Cyprian gives evidence of the warm sympathy and charity which aroused the admiration of St. Augustine. Vigorous and direct in his approach to practical problems he encouraged and strengthened his flock by his philosophy. FAITH HOPE DEATH DEVIL PERSECUTIONS DISEASE SCRIPTURE JOB PRAYER ABRAHAM PAUL PLAGUE MARTYRDOM PROVIDENCE FLESH IMMORTALITY

29. Christian Sources - MORTAL.ZIP - Mortality
St. Cyprian

Throughout this work Cyprian gives evidence of the warm sympathy and charity which aroused the admiration of St. Augustine. Vigorous and direct in his approach to practical problems he encouraged and strengthened his flock by his philosophy. FAITH HOPE DEATH DEVIL PERSECUTIONS DISEASE SCRIPTURE JOB PRAYER ABRAHAM PAUL PLAGUE MARTYRDOM PROVIDENCE FLESH IMMORTALITY

30. Christian Sources - DOCTRINE.TXT - On Christian Doctrine
St. Augustine

The four books of St. Augustine On Christian Doctrine (De Doctrina Christiana, iv libri) are a commend of exegetical theology to guide the reader in the understanding and interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures, according to the analogy of faith. The first three books were written A. D. 397; the fourth was added 426. AUGUSTINE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE

31. Christian Sources - DOCTRINE.ZIP - On Christian Doctrine
St. Augustine

The four books of St. Augustine On Christian Doctrine (De Doctrina Christiana, iv libri) are a commend of exegetical theology to guide the reader in the understanding and interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures, according to the analogy of faith. The first three books were written A. D. 397; the fourth was added 426. AUGUSTINE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE

32. Christian Sources - ONFAST.TXT - On Fasting
St. John Chrysostom

FASTING JOHN CHRYSOSTOM FATHERS

33. Christian Sources - LOVEGOD.TXT - On Loving God
St. Bernard

12th century. St. Bernard lays great emphasis on the facts of the earthly life of Our Lord. Notable is his constant stress on the need for humility and gratitude before God. GIFTS VAIN-GLORY DIGNITY WISDOM VIRTUE PASSION RECOLLECTION CROSS CONTEMPLATION IMPIOUS RIGHTEOUS TEMPERANCE FLESH BRIDEGROOM

34. Christian Sources - LOVEGOD.ZIP - On Loving God
St. Bernard

12th century. St. Bernard lays great emphasis on the facts of the earthly life of Our Lord. Notable is his constant stress on the need for humility and gratitude before God. GIFTS VAIN-GLORY DIGNITY WISDOM VIRTUE PASSION RECOLLECTION CROSS CONTEMPLATION IMPIOUS RIGHTEOUS TEMPERANCE FLESH BRIDEGROOM

35. Christian Sources - ATHINCAR.TXT - On the Incarnation
Athanasius

318 AD. Having taken part in the Christological debates against the Arian heresy in his youth, St. Athanasius of Alexandria (297-373) wrote the 'De Incarnatione' when in his early twenties. He later became one of the chief proponents of the Christological definitions of the Council of Nicea (325), and was exiled five times by Arian emperors, but vindicated by Pope Julius I. 'On the Incarnation' is Athanasius' classic early statement of God's plan and man's redemptio

36. Christian Sources - ATHINCAR.ZIP - On the Incarnation
Athanasius

318 AD. Having taken part in the Christological debates against the Arian heresy in his youth, St. Athanasius of Alexandria (297-373) wrote the 'De Incarnatione' when in his early twenties. He later became one of the chief proponents of the Christological definitions of the Council of Nicea (325), and was exiled five times by Arian emperors, but vindicated by Pope Julius I. 'On the Incarnation' is Athanasius' classic early statement of God's plan and man's redemptio

37. Christian Sources - GRGPASCH.TXT - Oration XLV (Second Paschal Oration)
St. Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzen

Circa A.D. 383, translated by Charles Gordon Browne and James Edward Swallow.

38. Christian Sources - GRGPASCH.ZIP - Oration XLV (Second Paschal Oration)
St. Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzen

Circa A.D. 383, translated by Charles Gordon Browne and James Edward Swallow.

39. Christian Sources - PATIENCE.TXT - Patience
Tertullian

203 AD. In this homily, Tertullian, presents an urgent, but gentle, exhortation to the practice of the Christian virtue of patience. Various stumbling blocks to this virtue and the joy which attends the exercise of it are outlined. OBEDIENCE DEVIL ABRAHAM INJURY REVENGE CHARITY JOB

40. Christian Sources - PATIENCE.ZIP - Patience
Tertullian

203 AD. In this homily, Tertullian, presents an urgent, but gentle, exhortation to the practice of the Christian virtue of patience. Various stumbling blocks to this virtue and the joy which attends the exercise of it are outlined. OBEDIENCE DEVIL ABRAHAM INJURY REVENGE CHARITY JOB

41. Christian Sources - PRAYER.TXT - Prayer
Tertullian

200 AD. Tertullian presents a commentary, phrase by phrase, on the 'Lord's Prayer.' His varied admonitions to the catechumens regarding prayer include instructions on attitude of heart and mind, demeanor, the time and place for prayer. HEAVEN GOD'S WILL DEBT EVIL CHRIST HUMILITY EUCHARIST VIRGIN

42. Christian Sources - PRAYER.ZIP - Prayer
Tertullian

200 AD. Tertullian presents a commentary, phrase by phrase, on the 'Lord's Prayer.' His varied admonitions to the catechumens regarding prayer include instructions on attitude of heart and mind, demeanor, the time and place for prayer. HEAVEN GOD'S WILL DEBT EVIL CHRIST HUMILITY EUCHARIST VIRGIN

43. Christian Sources - PSALTER.TXT - Psalter of the BVM
St. Bonaventure

13th Century Composed on the plan of the Psalter of David adapted to the Blessed Virgin in a most beautiful manner. Also eight canticles and a hymn after the manner of the Te Deum. MOTHER JOY LOVE ANGEL GRACE ENEMIES SINS KING HEAVEN SOUL HOUSE CHARITY

44. Christian Sources - PSALTER.ZIP - Psalter of the BVM
St. Bonaventure

13th Century Composed on the plan of the Psalter of David adapted to the Blessed Virgin in a most beautiful manner. Also eight canticles and a hymn after the manner of the Te Deum. MOTHER JOY LOVE ANGEL GRACE ENEMIES SINS KING HEAVEN SOUL HOUSE CHARITY

45. Christian Sources - RESHOM.TXT - Resurrection Homily
St. John Chrysostom

Homily of St. John Chrysostom on the Resurrection. CHRYSOSTOM RESURRECTION HOMILY

46. Christian Sources - SPECT.TXT - Spectacles
Tertullian

197 AD. Tertullian reminds Christians of their responsibility as to faith and morals, and tells them that participation in pagan spectacles is forbidden under any circumstances. PLEASURE DEVIL GAMES THEATER IDOLATRY STADIUM DEATH

47. Christian Sources - SPECT.ZIP - Spectacles
Tertullian

197 AD. Tertullian reminds Christians of their responsibility as to faith and morals, and tells them that participation in pagan spectacles is forbidden under any circumstances. PLEASURE DEVIL GAMES THEATER IDOLATRY STADIUM DEATH

48. Christian Sources - 152SS189.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 152-189.

49. Christian Sources - 152SS189.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 152-189.

50. Christian Sources - 1FP36.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 1-36.

51. Christian Sources - 1FP36.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 1-36.

52. Christian Sources - 1FS43.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 1-43.

53. Christian Sources - 1FS43.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 1-43.

54. Christian Sources - 1SS43.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 1-43.

55. Christian Sources - 1SS43.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 1-43.

56. Christian Sources - 1TP34.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 1-34.

57. Christian Sources - 1TP34.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 1-34.

58. Christian Sources - 1XP62.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Supplement to the Third Part, compiled by Fra Rainaldo da Piperno, gathered from St. Thomas's commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Quaestiones 1-62.

59. Christian Sources - 1XP62.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Supplement to the Third Part, compiled by Fra Rainaldo da Piperno, gathered from St. Thomas's commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Quaestiones 1-62.

60. Christian Sources - 35TP66.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 35-66.

61. Christian Sources - 35TP66.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 35-66.

62. Christian Sources - 37FP77.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 37-77.

63. Christian Sources - 37FP77.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 37-77.

64. Christian Sources - 44FS84.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 44-84.

65. Christian Sources - 44FS84.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 44-84.

66. Christian Sources - 44SS89.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 44-89.

67. Christian Sources - 44SS89.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 44-89.

68. Christian Sources - 63XP99AP.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Supplement to the Third Part, compiled by Fra Rainaldo da Piperno, gathered from St. Thomas's commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Quaestiones 63-99. Also Appendix to the Supplement compile from the commentary on the Sentences by Nicolai. App. 1 and 2.

69. Christian Sources - 63XP99AP.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Supplement to the Third Part, compiled by Fra Rainaldo da Piperno, gathered from St. Thomas's commentary on Book IV of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Quaestiones 63-99. Also Appendix to the Supplement compile from the commentary on the Sentences by Nicolai. App. 1 and 2.

70. Christian Sources - 67TP90.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 67-90.

71. Christian Sources - 67TP90.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Third Part, Quaestiones 67-90.

72. Christian Sources - 78FP119.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 78-119.

73. Christian Sources - 78FP119.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part, Quaestiones 78-119.

74. Christian Sources - 85FS114.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 85-114.

75. Christian Sources - 85FS114.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

First Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 85-114.

76. Christian Sources - 90SS151.TXT - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 90-151.

77. Christian Sources - 90SS151.ZIP - Summa Theologica
St. Thomas Aquinas

Second Part of the Second Part, Quaestiones 90-151.

78. Christian Sources - SUMMATOC.TXT - Summa Theologica, Table of Contents.
St. Thomas Aquinas



79. Christian Sources - IDOLGOD.TXT - That Idols Are Not Gods
St. Cyprian

Cyprian sketches the history of Judaism, sets forth the inadequacy of the Roman gods and the continuous sufferings of believers in attestation of the credibility of Christian truth. ALEXANDER THE GREAT DEMONS SALVATION WORLD DEATH

80. Christian Sources - APPAREL.TXT - The Apparel of Women 197 AD
Tertullian

With solemn sternness, and often with caustic wit, Tertullian castigates the luxury and extravagance of dress and adornment which fashion and convention have imposed on the fair sex of his day. DEVIL MODESTY HAIR HENOCH GOLD PROSTITUTION HUSBAND

81. Christian Sources - APPAREL.ZIP - The Apparel of Women 197 AD
Tertullian

With solemn sternness, and often with caustic wit, Tertullian castigates the luxury and extravagance of dress and adornment which fashion and convention have imposed on the fair sex of his day. DEVIL MODESTY HAIR HENOCH GOLD PROSTITUTION HUSBAND

82. Christian Sources - ATHANASI.TXT - The Athanasian Creed
St. Athanasius

The Athanasian Creed is one of the approved statements of the truths of the Faith, dating back to the fourth or fifth century. Probably not written by St. Athanasius. Emphasizes the necessity of believing the truths of the faith for salvation. SALVATION GOD TRINITY PERSON FATHER SON HOLY SPIRIT INCARNATION JESUS CHRIST GOD MAN FLESH SOUL

83. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-0.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. The influence of this work is especially prominent in the 'Roman Catechism' which the Council of Trent ordered written for parish priests and for all teachers of religion. Many of the explanatory passages in both works are almost identical. Introduction, tranlator's preface, contents, and index. FAITH MANICHEANS PHOTINUS SABELLIUS ARIUS ORIGEN MANICHAES APOLLINARIUS

84. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-0.ZIP - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. The influence of this work is especially prominent in the 'Roman Catechism' which the Council of Trent ordered written for parish priests and for all teachers of religion. Many of the explanatory passages in both works are almost identical. Introduction, tranlator's preface, contents, and index. FAITH MANICHEANS PHOTINUS SABELLIUS ARIUS ORIGEN MANICHAES APOLLINARIUS

85. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-1.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Apostles' Creed, taken as a body of twelve articles of faith. Search by terms in the Creed and by article number: e.g., THE FIRST ARTICLE. GOD FATHER CHRIST HOLY SPIRIT MARY HEAVEN HELL SAINTS SINS RESURRECTION

86. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-1.ZIP - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Apostles' Creed, taken as a body of twelve articles of faith. Search by terms in the Creed and by article number: e.g., THE FIRST ARTICLE. GOD FATHER CHRIST HOLY SPIRIT MARY HEAVEN HELL SAINTS SINS RESURRECTION

87. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-2.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Ten Commandments. Search by terms in the commandments and titles: e.g., THE FIRST COMMANDMENT. SABBATH PARENTS MURDER ADULTERY THEFT LYING WIFE

88. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-2.ZIP - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Ten Commandments. Search by terms in the commandments and titles: e.g., THE FIRST COMMANDMENT. SABBATH PARENTS MURDER ADULTERY THEFT LYING WIFE

89. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-3.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Sacraments. BAPTISM CONFIRMATION EUCHARIST PENANCE EXTREME UNCTION HOLY ORDERS MATRIMONY MATTER FORM

90. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-3.ZIP - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Sacraments. BAPTISM CONFIRMATION EUCHARIST PENANCE EXTREME UNCTION HOLY ORDERS MATRIMONY MATTER FORM

91. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-4.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Thomas Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Lord's Prayer. Includes an introductory section on prayer in general, one on the opening words, and one for each petition. PRAYER PETITION also all words in the prayer.

92. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-4.ZIP - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
Thomas Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Lord's Prayer. Includes an introductory section on prayer in general, one on the opening words, and one for each petition. PRAYER PETITION also all words in the prayer.

93. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-5.TXT - The Catechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
St.Thomas Aquinas

1200's. Instruction by St. Thomas Aquinas on the Hail Mary through the word 'Jesus.' Search by words in the first half of the prayer only: ANGELIC SALUTATION FULL OF GRACE THE LORD IS WITH THEE BLESSED AMONG WOMEN BLESSED IS THE FRUIT OF THY WOMB

94. Christian Sources - TA-CAT-6.TXT - The Cathechetical Instructions of St. Thomas
St. Thomas Aquinas

Questions for Discussion.

95. Christian Sources - DIDACHE.TXT - The Didache
Unknown

The Didache is probably the oldest patristic document written between 80 and 90 AD. Its full title originally was, 'The Lord's Instuction to the Gentiles Through the Twelve Apostles.' The author and place of origin are unknown. DIDACHE FATHERS APOSTLES

96. Christian Sources - DRSSVIRG.TXT - The Dress of Virgins
St. Cyprian

This treatise is directed to a group of women who have consecrated their lives in a special way to Christ. It is written in praise of the virtue of chastity and is significant because it is one of the first treatises of this nature found in Christian literature. It is invaluable for the contribution it makes to the history of the religious life for women in the early Church. DISCIPLINE FLESH CONTINENCE SCRIPTURES BODY RICH PRIDE TEMPTATION ADORNMENTS DEVIL EYES

97. Christian Sources - DRSSVIRG.ZIP - The Dress of Virgins
St. Cyprian

This treatise is directed to a group of women who have consecrated their lives in a special way to Christ. It is written in praise of the virtue of chastity and is significant because it is one of the first treatises of this nature found in Christian literature. It is invaluable for the contribution it makes to the history of the religious life for women in the early Church. DISCIPLINE FLESH CONTINENCE SCRIPTURES BODY RICH PRIDE TEMPTATION ADORNMENTS DEVIL EYES

98. Christian Sources - BARNABAS.TXT - The Epistle of Barnabas
Unknown



99. Christian Sources - BARNABAS.ZIP - The Epistle of Barnabas
Unknown



100. Christian Sources - DIOG_L_H.TXT - The Epistle to Diognetus
Unknown

(c. A.D. 150) One of the noblest and most impressive of early Christian apologies in style and treatment. Ends abruptly with the 10th chapter. The two remaining chapters belong to some different work, probably written by Pantaenus, the master of Clement. Taken from Lightfoot's 'Apostolic Fathers' 1891 translation. DIOGNETUS FATHERS LIGHTFOOT

101. Christian Sources - PAPI_L_H.TXT - The Fragments of Papias
Papias

(c. A.D. 130-140) This file conatins not only the fragments of Papias' writings which survive, but also the scanty notices of his life and theological opinions which have come down to us. Taken from Lightfoot's 'Apostolic Fathers' 1891 translation. PAPIAS LIGHTFOOT FATHERS

102. Christian Sources - GOODPAT.TXT - The Good of Patience
St. Cyprian

In this treatise, Cyprian urges his people to practice patience with a sweetness, gentleness, strength, and persuasiveness that mark his own possession of it. It is the 'pith and marrow' of his concept of Christianity. HOPE FAITH WISE TRUTH ADAM FORBEARANCE JUDAS PASSION CHURCH PREFIGURATION JUDGMENT TEARS DEVIL TEMPTATION CHARITY STEPHEN PEACE FLESH JOB VENGEANCE JUDGE

103. Christian Sources - GOODPAT.ZIP - The Good of Patience
St. Cyprian

In this treatise, Cyprian urges his people to practice patience with a sweetness, gentleness, strength, and persuasiveness that mark his own possession of it. It is the 'pith and marrow' of his concept of Christianity. HOPE FAITH WISE TRUTH ADAM FORBEARANCE JUDAS PASSION CHURCH PREFIGURATION JUDGMENT TEARS DEVIL TEMPTATION CHARITY STEPHEN PEACE FLESH JOB VENGEANCE JUDGE

104. Christian Sources - LAPSED.TXT - The Lapsed
St. Cyprian

After the persecution of Decius, when the problem of the reconciliation of the many who had apostasized became acute, Cyprian had promised to treat the subject in writing as soon as a cessation of hostilities permitted. This promise he fulfills in this work. CONFESSORS IDOLS CONSCIENCE MARTYRS DEATH TRUTH SINS PUNISHMENT DEVIL DESTRUCTION JUDGMENT SALVATION PROPERTY PAINS GOSPEL PEACE TEMPTATION MERCY MOSES JEREMIAS DANIEL NOE JOB EZECHIEL FEAR PENANCE CRIME CONFESS FAST

105. Christian Sources - LAPSED.ZIP - The Lapsed
St. Cyprian

After the persecution of Decius, when the problem of the reconciliation of the many who had apostasized became acute, Cyprian had promised to treat the subject in writing as soon as a cessation of hostilities permitted. This promise he fulfills in this work. CONFESSORS IDOLS CONSCIENCE MARTYRS DEATH TRUTH SINS PUNISHMENT DEVIL DESTRUCTION JUDGMENT SALVATION PROPERTY PAINS GOSPEL PEACE TEMPTATION MERCY MOSES JEREMIAS DANIEL NOE JOB EZECHIEL FEAR PENANCE CRIME CONFESS FAST

106. Christian Sources - LIVIN-JC.TXT - The Living Flame of Love
John of the Cross

The state of a transformed soul is described in this work as a lyric commentary on four stanzas of verse. Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. HOLY SPIRIT DEVIL SENSES WOUNDS UNION TRIALS WILL DEATH

107. Christian Sources - LIVIN-JC.ZIP - The Living Flame of Love
John of the Cross

The state of a transformed soul is described in this work as a lyric commentary on four stanzas of verse. Published by ICS Publications, 2131 Lincoln Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20002. HOLY SPIRIT DEVIL SENSES WOUNDS UNION TRIALS WILL DEATH

108. Christian Sources - LORDPRAY.TXT - The Lord's Prayer
St. Cyprian

This treatise on the Our Father was written for the edification of the people. It is considered the best work on the subject in the long history of Christianity. GOSPEL SALVATION SINS PHARISEE PEACE UNITY GRACE DEVIL HOLY KINGDOM HEAVEN WILL(GOD'S) HUMILITY SPIRIT ENEMIES BREAD DISCIPLE RICHES SACRIFICE TEMPTATION EVIL FASTING ALMS MORNING NIGHT

109. Christian Sources - LORDPRAY.ZIP - The Lord's Prayer
St. Cyprian

This treatise on the Our Father was written for the edification of the people. It is considered the best work on the subject in the long history of Christianity. GOSPEL SALVATION SINS PHARISEE PEACE UNITY GRACE DEVIL HOLY KINGDOM HEAVEN WILL(GOD'S) HUMILITY SPIRIT ENEMIES BREAD DISCIPLE RICHES SACRIFICE TEMPTATION EVIL FASTING ALMS MORNING NIGHT

110. Christian Sources - M_PO_L_H.TXT - The Martyrdom of Polycarp
Unknown

(c. A.D. 155 or 156) Taken from Lightfoot's 'Apostolic Fathers' 1891 translation. POLYCARP MARTYRDOM LIGHTFOOT FATHERS

111. Christian Sources - ROAD.TXT - The Mind's Road to God
St. Bonaventure

Between 1257 and 1274. Leads the reader towards God by means of St. Bonaventure's philosophy and spirituality. UNIVERSE SENSIBLE WORLD GRACE BEING TRINITY GOOD ELEVATION

112. Christian Sources - ROAD.ZIP - The Mind's Road to God
St. Bonaventure

Between 1257 and 1274. Leads the reader towards God by means of St. Bonaventure's philosophy and spirituality. UNIVERSE SENSIBLE WORLD GRACE BEING TRINITY GOOD ELEVATION

113. Christian Sources - DSRTFATH.TXT - The Paradise of the Desert Fathers
Unknown

The following are excerpts from what is widely known as 'The Monks' Garden' (called 'Bustan al-rohbaan' by the Copts), also referred to in English as the 'Paradise of the Desert Fathers'. Bustan al-rohbann is not a single book, rather it is a collection of sayings and accounts written by and about the Desert Fathers of Egypt. The excerpts presented here are adopted from an abbreviated book edited by Dr. Benedicta Ward.

114. Christian Sources - DSRTFATH.ZIP - The Paradise of the Desert Fathers
Unknown

The following are excerpts from what is widely known as 'The Monks' Garden' (called 'Bustan al-rohbaan' by the Copts), also referred to in English as the 'Paradise of the Desert Fathers'. Bustan al-rohbann is not a single book, rather it is a collection of sayings and accounts written by and about the Desert Fathers of Egypt. The excerpts presented here are adopted from an abbreviated book edited by Dr. Benedicta Ward.

115. Christian Sources - MARTYRS2.TXT - The Second Homily Concerning the Forty Martyrs (Part Two)
Gregory of Nyssa

Translation by Brother Casimir McCambley, OCSO, St. Joseph's Abbey, Spencer, Massachussetts

116. Christian Sources - SEVEN.TXT - The Seven Words
St. Robert Bellarmine

A 200 page, in depth meditation covering each of the seven last words. CROSS DARKNESS FRUIT DARKNESS MARY DISCIPLE

117. Christian Sources - SEVEN.ZIP - The Seven Words
St. Robert Bellarmine

A 200 page, in depth meditation covering each of the seven last words. CROSS DARKNESS FRUIT DARKNESS MARY DISCIPLE

118. Christian Sources - HERMAS.TXT - The Shepherd of Hermas
Unknown



119. Christian Sources - HERMAS.ZIP - The Shepherd of Hermas
Unknown



120. Christian Sources - UNITY.TXT - The Unity of the Church
St. Cyprian

This treatise was read by Cyprian to the council which met with a view to obtaining the support of the bishops against the schism which was started by Felicissimus and Novatus. PETER TRUTH CHURCH FAITH PEACE SCRIPTURE TUNIC(OF JESUS CHRIST) SIMPLICITY FACTIONS SINS PEACE UNANIMITY PRAYER DISCORD CHARITY DEVIL LAPSED CONFESSORS CONFESSION JUDAS

121. Christian Sources - UNITY.ZIP - The Unity of the Church
St. Cyprian

This treatise was read by Cyprian to the council which met with a view to obtaining the support of the bishops against the schism which was started by Felicissimus and Novatus. PETER TRUTH CHURCH FAITH PEACE SCRIPTURE TUNIC(OF JESUS CHRIST) SIMPLICITY FACTIONS SINS PEACE UNANIMITY PRAYER DISCORD CHARITY DEVIL LAPSED CONFESSORS CONFESSION JUDAS

122. Christian Sources - LEOCHRIS.TXT - Thoughts for the Christmas Season
St. Leo the Great

Selections from the Christmas homilies of St. Leo. Taken from the December 27, 1942 issue of "Orate Fratres".

123. Christian Sources - DEMETRIA.TXT - To Demetrian
St. Cyprian

This treatise is addressed to Demetrian, a magistrate and very bitter enemy of the Christians. He charged that the calamities of the Roman Empire were to be attributed to the Christian contempt for the pagan gods. PATIENCE TRUTH WORSHIP SCRIPTURE SINS DEVIL VENGEANCE HOPE FAITH

124. Christian Sources - DEMETRIA.ZIP - To Demetrian
St. Cyprian

This treatise is addressed to Demetrian, a magistrate and very bitter enemy of the Christians. He charged that the calamities of the Roman Empire were to be attributed to the Christian contempt for the pagan gods. PATIENCE TRUTH WORSHIP SCRIPTURE SINS DEVIL VENGEANCE HOPE FAITH

125. Christian Sources - DONATUS.TXT - To Donatus
St. Cyprian

Written very soon after his conversion to Christianity. Cyprian enjoying the effect of grace writes to his friend to share the great spiritual blessings which are now his. JUSTICE HOLY SPIRIT DEATH SPECTACLE SIN CONSCIENCE RICH FEAR TRANQUILLITY VIRTUES

126. Christian Sources - MARTYRS.TXT - To the Martyrs, 197 AD
Tertullian

Tertullian seeks to sustain the spirit of the confessors while they suffer imprisonment. He encourages them in the face of trials and hardships likening the present sufferings to the privations endured by athletes during training. WORLD FLESH SPIRIT BODY SOLDIERS CONTEST DEATH.

127. Christian Sources - WORKALM.TXT - Works and Alms
St. Cyprian

This treatise is an exhortation to efficacious charity towards our neighbor. It was written in the wake of a devastating plague. SCRIPTURES FAITH MERCY SINS PETER POSSESSIONS ABRAHAM POOR PATRIMONY MONEY RICH ELIAS JOB CHILDREN DEVIL FEAR KINGDOM

128. Christian Sources - WORKALM.ZIP - Works and Alms
St. Cyprian

This treatise is an exhortation to efficacious charity towards our neighbor. It was written in the wake of a devastating plague. SCRIPTURES FAITH MERCY SINS PETER POSSESSIONS ABRAHAM POOR PATRIMONY MONEY RICH ELIAS JOB CHILDREN DEVIL FEAR KINGDOM