Patristic Theology Resources Guide

Print Resources


  • Handbook of Patrology Ref. BR67 .H27 1968
  • Patrology Ref. BR67 .Q3 v.1-4
  • Patrology Ref. BR 67 A373
  • Greek Orthodox Patrology Main BR67 .C48 2005


  • Patrologiae cursus completus, seu Bibliotheca universalis ... Series graeca Ref. BR60 .A6 M5 v.1-161
  • Patrologiae cursus completus, seu Bibliotheca universalis ... Series latina Ref. BR60 .M5 v.1-221 (also in electronic version)
  • Corpus Christianorum: Series graeca 1977-present Ref. BR60 .C48
  • Corpus Christianorum: Series Apocryphorum 1983-present Ref. BR60 .C485
  • Corpus Christianorum: Series latina Ref. BR60 .C49 [also in electronic version]
  • Sources chrétiennes Éditions du Cerf, 1942-present. [abbreviated as SCh] Main BR 60 S6


  • Ancient Christian Writers: The Works of the Fathers in Translation 1946-present Ref. BR60 .A35
  • The Fathers of the Church: A New Translation 1947-present Ref. BR60 .F3
  • The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers down to A.D. 325 Ref. BR60 .A62 R6 v.1-10
  • A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church First Series: Ref. BR 60 S4 1886 v.1-14
  • A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church Second Series: Ref. BR. 60 S42 1988 v.1-14
  • Biblia Patristica: index des citations et allusions bibliques dans la littérature patristique 1975-present Ref. BR66.5 .U53 1975
  • The Faith of the Early Fathers Ref. BR63 .J87 v.1-3
  • The Teachings of the Church Fathers Ref. BR63 W5. 2002
  • Concordantiae Augustinianae Ref. BR65 .A52 L4 1982 v.1-2
  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church Ref. BR95 .O83 2005
  • Encyclopedia of the Early Church Ref. BR66.5 .D5813 1992 v.1-2
  • Encyclopedia of Early Christianity. 2nd ed. Ref. BR162.2 .E53 1997 v.1-2
  • The Early Christian World Ref. BR165 .E17 2000 v.1-2
  • Dictionary of Early Christian Literature Ref. BR66.5 .L4813 2000
  • Augustine Through the Ages Ref. B655 .Z69 A84 1999
The library also owns numerous dictionaries and encyclopedias on specific theological subjects, including:
  • Corpus Christi: An Encyclopedia of the Eucharist Ref. BX2215.2 .O2
  • Ecclesia: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Church Ref. BX1746 .O36 1996
  • Theotokos: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ref. BT602 .O235 1982
  • Trinitas: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Holy Trinity Ref. BT111.2 .O23 1987
  • Veni Creator Spiritus: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Holy Spirit Ref. BT121.2 .O335 1990
  • Verbum Caro: An Encyclopedia of Jesus, the Christ Ref. BT 99 .O23 1992
  • Westminster Handbook to Origen Ref. BR65 .O68 W46 2004
These works are useful for discovering the teaching of a particular theologian on a topic (e.g. what St. Ambrose wrote about Our Lady).
  • Bibliographia Patristica: Internationale Patristische Bibliographie Ref. BR67 .B53 v.1-35
  • Journey with the Fathers: Commentaries on the Sunday Gospels Main BX2178 .J68 1992 v.1-3
  • Christ Our Light: Patristic Readings on Gospel Themes Main BX2170 .C55 C43 v.1-2
  • Catena Aurea: Commentary on the Four Gospels Collected out of the Works of the Fathers Ref. BS2555 .A2 C3813 1993, 4 vols
  • The Sunday Sermons of the Great Fathers Main BS2555 .T575 v.1-4
  • Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture Intervarsity Press
  • Old Testament Ref. BS1151.2 .A53 2001
  • New Testament Ref. BS2341.2 .A53 1998


  • Analecta Bollandiana
  • Augustinian Studies
  • Augustinianum
  • DiakoniaJournal of Early Christian Studies Logos MagistraOrientalia Christiana Periodica Patristic and Byzantine Review
  • Recherches de Theologie et Philosophie Medievales
  • St. Nersess Theological Review
  • St. Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly
  • Studia Patristica
  • Vigiliae Christianae (see also online journals [2002-only])

Online Resources