Sources
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The Timeline of Church History was begun, as best I can recall, in 1996.  At that time, my interest was mainly to prepare a chronology of the events surrounding the seven Ecumenical Councils.  The kernel of the timeline was generated using material in:
  • Chadwick, Henry.  The Early Church.  New York:  Dorset Press, 1967; and
  • Kelly, J.N.D.  Early Christian Doctrines.  San Francisco:  Harper & Row, 1978.
This initial skeleton was fleshed out with events gleaned from:
  • Roberts, Alexander and James Donaldson. Ante-Nicene Fathers.  Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 1995; and
  • Schaff, Philip.  Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.  Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 1995.
For the extensive treatment of the fourth century, particularly the Arian heresy, the fourth volume of the second series of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers set was invaluable, especially the prologomena by Archibald Roberts and Athanasius’ own record of the events of the councils.  Material related to the decrees and canons of the seven Ecumenical Councils themselves has been quoted from the forteenth volume of the second series.

Since that beginning, entries have been gleaned from multiple sources.  What follows is a partial list, limited by my memory.   I intend to gather the missing sources into this list over time and add new ones as the work expands. 

  • Aland et alGreek-English New Testament.  Stuttgart:  Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1994.
  • Angold, Michael.  Church and Society in Byzantium under the Comneni 1081-1261.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. 
  • Attwater, Donald.  The Penguin Dictionary of Saints.  London:  Penguin, 1995.
  • Barraclough, Geoffrey.  The Medieval Papacy.  Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968.
  • Bede.  Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation.  London:  The Aldine Press, 1954.
  • Bede.  The Reckoning of Time.  Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1999.
  • Berthold, George.  Maximus Confessor.  New York:  Paulist Press, 1985.  [See especially the introduction by Jaroslav Pelikan.]
  • Brown, Peter.  The Body and Society.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 1988.
  • Brown, Peter.  The Rise of Western Christendom.  Malden, MA:  Blackwell, 2003.
  • Burke, James.  Connections.  Boston:  Little, Brown and Company, 1978.
  • Burke, James.  The Day the Universe Changed.  Boston:  Little, Brown and Company, 1985.
  • Bury, J.B.  History of the Later Roman Empire.  New York:  Dover, 1958.
  • Cantor, Norman.  Medieval History.  London:  Macmillan, 1969.
  • Christiansen, Eric. The Northern Crusades. London: Penguin, 1997.
  • Dickens, A.G.  The English Reformation.  New York:  Schocken Books, 1976.
  • Duffy, Eamon.  Saints & Sinners.  New Haven:  Yale University Press, 2001.
  • Durant, Will.  The Story of Civilization.  New York:  Simon and Schuster, 1963.
  • Duruy, Victor.  The History of the Middle Ages.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1891.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica (15th edition).  Chicago:  1986.
  • Figel, Jack.  Byzantine Christianity and Islam.  Fairfax, VA: Eastern Christian Publications, 2001.
  • Fletcher, Richard.  The Barbarian Conversion.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1997.
  • Fox, Robin Lane.  Pagans and Christians.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.:  1989.
  • Gerson, Lloyd P.  Plotinus.  New York:  Routledge, 1994.
  • Gibbon, Edward.  The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.  New York:  The Modern Library.
  • Gottfried, Robert S.  The Black Death.  New York:  The Free Press, 1983.
  • Grant, Edward.  Physical Science in the Middle Ages.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 1981.
  • Grillmeier, Alloys and Theresia Hainthaler.  Christ in Christian Tradition, Volume 2, From the Council of Chalcedon (451) to Gregory the Great (590-604), Part Two, The Church of Alexandria in the sixth century.  Louisville:  Westminster John Knox Press, 1995.
  • Grillmeier, Alloys and Theresia Hainthaler.  Christ in Christian Tradition, Volume 2, From the Council of Chalcedon (451) to Gregory the Great (590-604), Part Four, The Church of Alexandria with Nubia and Ethiopia after 451.  Louisville:  Westminster John Knox Press, 1996.
  • Guettee, Rene-Francois.  The Papacy.  Blanco, Texas:  New Sarov Press, no year given.  [This is a reprint of, it appears, an 1866 edition.]
  • Gwynne, Walker.  The Christian Year.  London:  Longmans, Green & Co., 1926.
  • Herrin, Judith.  The Formation of Christendom.  Princeton New Jersey:  Princeton University Press, 1987.
  • Hierotheos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos.  Life After Death.  Levadia, Greece:  Birth of the Theotokos Monastery, 1998.
  • Hippolytus.  The Apostolic Tradition.  Ridgefield, Connecticut:  Morehouse Publishing, 1992.
  • Hussey, J. M.  The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire.  Oxford University Press, 1986.
  • Keen, Maurice. The Penguin History of Medieval Europe. London: Penguin, 1968.
  • Le Goff, Jaques.  The Birth of Purgatory.  Chicago:  The Univerisity of Chicago Press, 1986.
  • Leith, John H.  Creeds of the Churches.  Chicago:  Aldine Publishing Company, 1963.
  • Luibheid, Colm.  Pseudo-Dionysius, The Complete Works.  New York:  Paulist Press, 1987.  [See especially the introductions:  “The Odyssey of Dionysian Spirituality,” by Jaroslav Pelikan; “Influence and noninfluence of Dionysius in the Western Middle Ages,” by Jean Leclercq; and “Pseudo-Dionysius and the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century,” by Karlfried Froehlich.]
  • MacCullough, Diarmaid. The Reformation.  New York: Viking, 2003.
  • McGrath, Alister.  In the Beginning, The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture.  New York:  Anchor Books, 2001.
  • Meyendorff, John.  Christ in Eastern Christian Thought.  Crestwood, New York:  St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1987.
  • Meyendorff, John.  The Primacy of Peter.  Crestwood, New York:  St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1992.
  • Moss, C.B.  The Old Catholic Movement. London:  The Episcopal Book Club, 1964.
  • Newman, John.  The Arians of the Fourth Century.  Eugene:  WIPF & Stock, 1996.
  • Newman, John.  An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine.  New York:  Longmans, Green & Co., 1949.
  • Norwich, John Julius.  Byzantium, The Early Centuries.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
  • Ostroumoff, Ivan.  The History of the Council of Florence.  Boston:  Holy Transfiguration Monastery, 1971.
  • Pascal, Blaise.  The Provincial Letters.  London:  Penguin Books, 1988.
  • Parry, Ken et al. The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity.  Oxford:  Blackwell Publishers LTD, 2001.
  • Pelikan, Jaroslav.  Christianity and Classical Culture.  New Haven & London:  Yale University Press, 1993.
  • Pelikan, Jaroslav.  The Christian Tradition.  Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press, 1971.
  • Proctor, Francis, and Walter Frere.  A New History of the Book of Common Prayer.  London:  MacMillan and Co., 1951.
  • Runciman, Steven.  The Medieval Manichee.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1947.
  • Runciman, Steven.  The Sicilian Vespers.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1958.
  • Schaff, Philip.  History of the Christian Church.  Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 1996.
  • Shepherd, Massey H.  The Oxford American Prayer Book Commentary.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 1951.
  • Spence, H.D.M.  The Church of England.  London:  Cassell and Company, 1905.
  • Staley, Vernon.  The Catholic Religion.  Harrison, Pennsylvania:  Morehouse, 1983.
  • Swete, Henry.  An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek.  Peabody, Massachusetts:  Hendrickson, 1989.
  • “Synodicon of the Holy and Ecumenical Seventh Council for Orthodoxy,” The True Vine, Issue Numbers 27 & 28 (Spring, 2000), 35-82.
  • “Synodicon of the Holy Spirit,” The True Vine, Issue Numbers 27 & 28 (Spring, 2000), 85-108.
  • Talley, Thomas J.  The Origins of the Liturgical Year.  New York:  Pueblo, 1986.
  • Thunberg, Lars.  Man and the Cosmos.  Crestwood, New York:  St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1985.
  • Vasiliev, A.A.  History of the Byzantine Empire.  Madison:  The University of Wisconsin Press, 1952.
  • Ye’or, Bat.  The Decline of Eastern Christianity under Islam.  Madison:  Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996.
Online resources were also used, such as The Catholic Encyclopedia.