Recommended Reading

Surveys of Christian History

The Story of Christianity: A History of 2000 Years of the Christian Faith by David Bentley Hart

A great introduction into the history of the Christian faith in all its forms throughout the ages.

Eusebius: The Church History translated by Paul L. Maier

Primary Sources in English

Eusebius: The Church History translated by Paul L. Maier

The Apostolic Fathers translated by Jack N. Sparks

The Ante-Nicene Fathers (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10)

The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series One (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10)

The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series Two (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10)

The Ante-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Fathers, all Volumes, for Kindle

Titles in the Popular Patristic Series:

Hagiographies (Lives of the Saints)

The Synaxarion: The Lives of the Saints of the Orthodox Church (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7)

Daily lives of the saints for each day of the year.