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Augustine. Aquinas. Calvin. a Kempis. Books by these authors have changed my life, and they continue to change other lives, even hundreds of years after they were written. They are classics, a store of the wisdom of the years, a treasury of the church.

The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library is to build up Christ's church by making classic Christian literature available and promoting its use. We do that through the ccel.org Web site, which receives millions of pageviews per month from over 200 countries. We freely distribute data equivalent to a million books per month.

Imagine trying to study to become a pastor, or even just to learn more about your faith, without access to a library or Christian bookstore. In many parts of the world, the Internet, good libraries, and good bookstores are unavailable or too expensive for many Christians. At the CCEL we work to address this problem by making CD-ROMs of classic Christian books available free in developing countries.

The CCEL is funded in part through advertising and sales of some some book formats such as ePub and Kindle, but it would not survive without the support of so many generous Christians. There are many ways you can support this mission.

Give of your time:

The Volunteer page and the Volunteer Discussion Groups are the best places to obtain information about volunteering at CCEL. In addition, we’ve listed brief summaries of several volunteer tasks below.

Support CCEL financially: