The files in this ECF directory contain the text of The Early Church Fathers, a 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church. This collection is divided into three series. The the first series contains the writings of Ante-Nicene Fathers; the next two consist of the writings of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. The files are all in ASCII text format, but should be viewed with a Word processor that will wrap the lines of text automatically for best viewing.


-- Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson, editors

ECF01.TXT(Volume I):The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus: Clement; Mathetes; Polycarp; Ignatius; Barnabas; Papias; Justin Martyr; Irenaeus
ECF02.TXT(Volume II): Fathers of the Second Century: Hermas; Tatian; Theophilus; Athenagoras; Clement of Alexandria
ECF03.TXT(Volume III): Latin Christianity: Tertullian: I. Apologetic; II. Anti-Marcion; III. Ethical
ECF04.TXT(Volume IV): Fathers of the Third Century: Tertullian; Minucius Felix; Commodianus; Origen
ECF05.TXT(Volume V): Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus; Cyprian; Caius; Novatian; Appendix: Baptism of Heretics, Anonymous Treatise Against the Heretic Novatian, Anonymous Treatise on Re-baptism
ECF06.TXT(Volume VI): Fathers of the Third Century: Gregory Thaumaturgus; Dionysius the Great; Julius Africanus; Anatolius and Minor Writers; Archelaus; Alexander of Lycopolis; Peter of Alexandria; Alexander of Alexandria; Methodius; Arnobius
ECF07.TXT(Volume VII): Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries: Lactantius; Venantius; Asterius Urbanus; Victorinus; Dionysius of Rome; Teaching of the Twelve Apostles; Constitutions of the Holy Apostles; Homily Ascribed to Clement; Early Liturgies
ECF08.TXT(Volume VIII):Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries: Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs; Theodotus: Excerpts; Epistles Concerning Virginity; Pseudo-Clementine Literature; Apocrypha of the New Testament; Decretals; Memoirs of Edessa and Ancient Syriac Documents; Remains of the Second and Third Centuries
ECF09.TXT(Volume X): Original Supplement to the American Edition: Gospel of Peter; Diatessaron of Tatian; Apocalypse of Peter; Visio Pauli; Apocalypses of the Virgin and of Sedrach; Testament of Abraham; Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena; Narrative of Zosimus; Apology of Aristides; Epistles of Clement (complete); Origen's Commentaries on John and Matthew (partial)


-- Philip Schaff, editor

St. Augustine Volumes:
ECF10.TXT(Volume I): Prolegomena; Life and Works; Confessions; Letters
ECF11.TXT(Volume II): The City of God; Christian Doctrine
ECF12.TXT(Volume III): Doctrinal Treatises; Moral Treatises
ECF13.TXT(Volume IV): Anti-Manichaean and Anti-Donatist Writings
ECF14.TXT(Volume V): Anti-Pelagian Writings
ECF15.TXT(Volume VI): The Sermon on the Mount; Harmony of the Gospels; Homilies on the Gospels
ECF16.TXT(Volume VII): Homilies on the Gospel and the First Epistle of John; Soliloquies
ECF17.TXT(Volume VIII):Expositions on the Psalms St. Chrysostom Volumes:
ECF18.TXT(Volume IX): Prolegomena; On the Priesthood; Ascetic Treatises; Select Homilies and Letters; Homilies on the Statues
ECF19.TXT(Volume X): Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew
ECF20.TXT(Volume XI): Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans
ECF21.TXT(Volume XII): Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians
ECF22.TXT(Volume XIII):Homilies on Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Timothy, Titus, and Philemon
ECF23.TXT(Volume XIV): Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews


-- Philip Schaff and Henry Wace, editors
ECF24.TXT(Volume I): Eusebius; Church History; Life of Constantine the Great; Oration in Praise of Constantine
ECF25.TXT(Volume II): Socrates Scholasticus: Ecclesiastical History; Sozomenus: Ecclesiastical History
ECF26.TXT(Volume III): Theodoret: Ecclesiastical History, Dialogues, Letters; Jerome and Gennadius: Illustrious Men; Rufinus and Jerome; Life of Rufinus; Apology vs. Rufinus
ECF27.TXT(Volume IV): Athanasius: Select Works and Letters
ECF28.TXT(Volume V): Gregory of Nyssa: Select Writings and Letters; Dogmatic Treatises
ECF29.TXT(Volume VI): St. Jerome: Letters and Select Works
ECF30.TXT(Volume VII): St. Cyril of Jerusalem: Catechetical Lectures; St. Gregory Nazianzen: Select Orations, Sermons, Letters; Dogmatic Treatises
ECF31.TXT(Volume VIII):St. Basil: Treatise De Spiritu Sancto; Nine Homilies of Hexaemeron
ECF32.TXT(Volume IX): St. Hilary of Poitiers: Select Works on the Trinity and Psalms; John of Damascus: Exposition of Faith
ECF33.TXT(Volume X): St. Ambrose: Principal Works, Dogmatic Treatises, Ethical Works, etc.
ECF34.TXT(Volume XI): Sulpitius Severus: Extant Works; Vincent of Lerins: The Catholic Faith; John Cassian: On Institutes of the Coenobia; The Eight Principal Faults; Conferences; On the Incarnation vs. Nestorius
ECF35.TXT(Volume XII): Leo the Great: Letters, Sermons; Gregory the Great: Pastoral Rule, etc.
ECF36.TXT(Volume XIII):Gregory the Great: Selected Epistles; Ephraim the Syrian: Hymns, Homilies; Aphrahat: Demonstrations
ECF37.TXT(Volume XIV): The Seven Ecumenical Councils of the Undivided Church; Canons and Decrees; Canons of Local Synods with Ecumenical Acceptance