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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The Prince (c. 1505-1515; pub. 1532)
The Praise of Folly (1509)
Orlando Furioso (1516; rev. 1521&1532)
Utopia (1516)
Ninety-Five Theses (1517)
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520)
On Christian Liberty (1520)
To the Christian Nobility (1520)
Concerning the Bondage of the Will (1525)
The Courtier (1528)
Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy (pub. 1531)
Gargantua and Pantagruel (pub.c. 1532-1564)
Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536)
Spiritual Exercises (c. 1541)
On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres (1543)
The Book of Common Prayer (1549)
Table-Talk (pub. 1566)
The Way of Perfection (c. 1566)
Essays (Montaigne) (1575)
Interior Castle (1577)
The Ascent of Mt. Carmel (c. 1585)
The Dark Night of the Soul (c. 1588)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (c. 1589-1591)
The Taming of the Shrew (c. 1590-1591)
The First Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591)
The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591)
The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth (c. 1591-1592)
Titus Andronicus (c. 1591-1592)
King Richard the Third (c. 1592-1593)
Doctor Faustus (1593?; pub. 1604)
Venus and Adonis (1593)
The Comedy of Errors (1594)
Edward the Second (1594)
The Rape of Lucrece (1594)
Love's Labour's Lost (c. 1594-1595)
The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (pub. 1594-1662)
Poems (Donne) (c. 1595-1631)
Romeo and Juliet (1595)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595)
King Richard the Second (1595)
Prothalamion (1596)
The Faerie Queene (1596)
King John (1596)
The Merchant of Venice (c. 1596-1597)
The First Part of King Henry the Fourth (c. 1596-1597)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597)
The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth (c. 1597-1598)
Much Ado About Nothing (c. 1598-1599)
The Passionate Pilgrim (1599)
Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music (1599)
The Life of King Henry the Fifth (1599)
Julius Caesar (1599)
As You Like It (c. 1599-1600)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (c. 1599-1601)
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