The Septuagint (English translation) is the Greek Old Testament Bible that was used in the early Church.
The Vulgate is the Latin version of the Old and New Testament that was generally used in the Western Church. This is the authorized Clementine version in Latin.
Eta Linnemann: Original oder Fälschung. Historisch-kritische Theologie im Licht der Bibel.
Gleason Archer: Schwer zu verstehen (Encyclopaedia of Bible Difficulties in German.
Anecdotes from the history of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. Part 1.
Anecdotes from the history of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. Part 2.
Selection of useful free books
For many years now, and probably as one of the first on the worldwide web, my site has been making Zahn’s commentaries freely available (in original German).
Andrew Murray was born in Southern Africa and ministered in the Dutch republic of the Orange Free State and the Cape Colony. It is not widely known that he preached in Dutch and wrote most of his books in that language as well. Many of his books were afterwards translated in English.
Guiseppe Sarto was the only bishop of Rome in the 20th century who gave Sunday homily sermons in the pulpit every week. After the 1908 Messina earthquake he filled the Apostolic Palace with refugees, long before the Italian government acted. He rejected any kind of favours for his family; his brother remained a postal clerk, his favourite nephew stayed on as village priest.