This Internet page contains
links to Internet-accessible files relating to the early
church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings
of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant
to church history.
The collection contained
herein has been built by the hands and hearts of a few
steady colleagues, who have spent thousands of hours reviewing
materials, reading books, and visiting websites, simply
for the joy of ministry in pointing the way for others'
research efforts and enrichment reading. Despite years
passing, and all that means for human beings, ICLnet still
contains one of the largest and most complete archiving
of "classical" Christian materials available on the Internet.
The West Semitic Research
Project is an academic project affiliated with the University
of Southern California School of Religion. For the past
15 years WSRP has used advanced photographic and computer
imaging techniques to document objects and texts from
the ancient world. In doing this we have built a vast
collection of images that we are now making available
to scholars, students, educators and the general public.
The goals of the "Scrolls
from the Dead Sea" exhibition are three fold: to enable
visitors to see twelve of the Dead Sea Scroll fragments;
to promote greater understanding of the turbulent period
in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were copied; and to provide
some insight into the questions raised and the "mystery"
surrounding this great manuscript find.
technology has enabled archaeological research and publication
to be greatly accelerated. More information is now being
produced than ever before. It is even hard for professionals
to keep up with the most recent developments.
rightly the fine arts, by their very nature, are oriented
toward the infinite beauty of God which they attempt in
some way to portray by the work of human hands; they achieve
their purpose of redounding to God's praise and glory in
proportion as they are directed the more exclusively to
the single aim of turning men's minds devoutly toward God.