Anonymous Christian Texts

All links verified on or after March 4, 2017
List of Works
[The Book of Common Prayer]   [The Cloud of Unknowing]   [The Didache]   [The Shepherd of Hermas]  

The Book of Common Prayer (1549)
  • Various formats (Multi-page, multi-edition, indexed) at the Anglican Resource Collection
  • HTML (1662 edition, 34 pages) at Eskimo North
  • Text file (1979 edition, 950KB) at Wiretap

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  • Hardcover edition, modern version, year unknown (Harper San Francisco, 1991).
  • Paperback edition, modern version, year unknown (HarperCollins, 1991).
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The Cloud of Unknowing (c. 1300?)
  • Various formats (Indexed; incl. HTML, Text, Palm, PDF, RTF, etc) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Edited with introduction by Evelyn Underhill)

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  • Paperback edition, includes the author's other work -- The Book of Privy Counseling, translated/edited by William Johnston (Image Books, 1996, 195 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Ira Progoff (Delta, 1989, 256 pg).
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The Didache (c. 100)
  • Greek HTML (Single page, 91KB, requires free Gentium font) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library
  • HTML (Single page, 86KB) at The Reluctant Messenger (Translated by Roswell D. Hitchcock)

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of The Apostolic Fathers, Volume 1; includes I Clement, II Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp and the Didache, translated by Bart D. Ehrman (Harvard Univ Pr, 2003, 464 pg).
  • Hardcover edition of Ancient Christian Writers, includes the Didache, Epistle of Barnabas, Epistle and Martyrdom of St. Polycarp, Fragments of Papius, and Epistle of Diogentu, translated and/or edited by Walter Burghardt and J. Quasten (Paulist Press, 1985).
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The Shepherd of Hermas (c. 100)
  • Greek HTML (7 pages, 74-235KB, requires free Gentium font) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library
  • HTML (32 pages, indexed) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Translated by Rev. F. Crombie)

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition, translations by Kirsopp Lake - includes the Epistle of Barnabas; Papias and Quadratus; Epistle to Diognetus; and The Shepherd of Hermas, translated by Bart D. Ehrman (Harvard Univ Pr, 2003, 492 pg).
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