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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De Magnete (1600)
Troilus and Cressida (c. 1600-1602)
Essays (Bacon) (1601)
The Phoenix and the Turtle (1601)
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will (1601)
Measure For Measure (c. 1603-1604)
Othello, Moor of Venice (c. 1603-1604)
All's Well That Ends Well (c. 1604-1605?)
Timon of Athens (c. 1605-1606)
King Lear (c. 1605-1606)
Macbeth (1606)
Antony and Cleopatra (1606)
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (c. 1607-1608)
Coriolanus (1608)
The Declaration of Sentiments (1608)
Sonnets (Shakespeare) (1609)
A Lover's Complaint (1609)
The Winter's Tale (c. 1609-1611)
Cymbeline, King of Britain (1610)
The Starry Messenger (1610)
The Tempest (c. 1610-1611)
King Henry the Eighth (c. 1612-1613)
Don Quixote (1615)
Sermons (Donne) (c. 1615-1631)
Epitome of Copernican Astronomy (1618-1621)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
Novum Organum (1620)
Advancement of Learning (1623?)
New Atlantis (1626)
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (1628)
Rules for the Direction of the Mind (1628)
Minor Poems (Milton) (1632-1674)
Religio Medici (1635)
Discourse on Method (1637)
Geometry (1637)
Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (1638)
The Life of Dr. John Donne (1640; rev. 1658)
Scientific Treatises (Pascal) (1640-1658)
Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
Objections Against the Meditations and Replies (1641)
Letters (Pascal) (1643-1661)
Areopagitica (1644)
On Education (1644)
The Book of Five Rings (1645)
On the Circulation of the Blood (1649)
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