The Early Church's Doctrine of Creation

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Primary Sources

Book or monograph Ambrose, "Hexaemeron," J.J. Savage, trans. The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 42. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1961. pp.1-283.
Book or monograph Augustine: ConfessionsR.S. Pine-Coffin, translator. Saint Augustine Confessions, 1961. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1970. Pbk. ISBN: 014044114X. pp.352.
Book or monograph Roland Teske, S.J., translator, “St. Augustine on Genesis. Two Books on Genesis against the Manichees and On the Literal Interpretation of Genesis: An Unfinished Book,” Fathers of the Church, Volume 84. Washington, D.C.; The Catholic University of America Press, 1991. Hbk. ISBN: 0813200849. pp.210.
Book or monograph John H. Taylor, translator, “St Augustine, The Literal Meaning of Genesis,” Johannes Quasten, Walter J. Burghardt & Thomas C. Lawler, eds. Ancient Christian Writers: The Works of the Fathers in Translation, No.'s 41, 42. New York: Newman Press, 1982. ISBN's: 0809103265 / 0809103273.
Book or monograph St. Augustine, Concerning the City of God Against the Pagans, trans. Henry Bettenson, 1972. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.
Book or monograph Saint Augustine, "The Retractions," Mar Inez Bogan, translator. The Fathers of the Church. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1968.
Book or monograph Basil of Caesarea, "Homilies on the Hexaemeron", A.C. Way, trans. The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 46. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1963. pp.1-150.
Book or monograph Irenaeus, Against Heresies 1-2, Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 1. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1885 / Gerand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880878. pp.315-413.
Book or monograph Irenaeus: Against HeresiesDominic Unger, trans. St. Irenaeus of Lyons, Book. 1: Against the Heresies. Ancient Christian Writers. Paulist Press. Hbk. ISBN: 0809104547.
Book or monograph Origen, On First Principles 3.5, G.W. Butterworth, ed. new edn. Peter Smith Publisher Inc., 1985. ISBN: 0844626856. pp.397.
Book or monograph Tatian, Address to the Greeks 5, tr. J.E. Ryland, Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 2. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880886. pp.59-83.
Book or monograph Tertullian, Against Hermongenes, P. Holmes, trans. Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 3. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880894. pp.477-502.
Book or monograph Theophilus of Antioch, To Autolycus 10-18, M. Dods, ed. Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 2. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880886. pp.85-121.

Secondary Sources

Book or monograph Lloyd R. Bailey, Noah: The Person and the Story in History and Tradition. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1989. ISBN: 0872496376.
Article in Journal or Book C.P. Bammel, “Adam in Origen,” Rowan Williams, ed. The Making of Orthodoxy: Essays in Honour of Henry Chadwick. Cambridge: CUP, 1989. ISBN: 052135188X.
Article in Journal or Book J.F. Callahan, "Greek Philosophy and the Cappodocian Cosmology," Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Vol. 12 (1958): 29-57.
Article in Journal or Book W.A Christian, "The Creation of the World," Roy W. Battenhouse, ed. A Companion to the Study of St. Augustine. New York\: Oxford University Press, 1955. 425 pp. Hbk.
On-line Resource Creationism & the Early Church (Robert I Bradshaw)
Article in Journal or Book Paul Copan, “Is Creatio Ex Nihilo a Post-Biblical Invention? An Examination of Gerhard May's Proposal,” Trinity Journal, Vol. 17, ns, No. 1 (Spring 1996): 77-93.
Book or monograph A. Ehrhardt, The Beginning: A Study in the Greek Philosophical Approach to the Concept of Creation from Anaximander to St. John. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1968.
Article in Journal or Book G. Florovsky, "The Concept of Creation in Athanasius," Studia Patristica 6 (1962): 36-57.
Book or monograph G. Florovsky, "Creation and Creaturehood," Creation and Redemption, The Collected Works of George Florovsky. Belmont: Nordland, 1976.
Article in Journal or Book Thomas W. Franxman, “Genesis and the 'Jewish Antiquities' of Flavius Josephus,” Biblica et Orientalia, No. 35. Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1979.
Book or monograph Robert M. Grant, Miracle and Natural Law in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Thought. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co., 1952. (Out of Print).
Book or monograph Stanley L. Jaki, Genesis 1 Through the Ages. London: Thomas More Press, 1992. 317 pp. Pbk. ISBN: 1897713002.
Book or monograph Christopher B. Kaiser, Creation & The History of Science. London: Marshall Pickering, 1991. 316 pp. Pbk. (Out of Print).
Book or monograph Alexander Kalomiros, The Six Dawns. George Gabriel, trans. 1997.
Book or monograph A study of the Interpretation of NoahJack P. Lewis, A Study of the Interpretation of Noah and the Flood in Jewish and Christian Literature. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1978. Hbk. ISBN: 9004054987. pp.199.
Book or monograph Lindberg: Science and the Early ChurchDavid C. Lindberg, “Science and the Early Church,” David C. Lindberg & Ronald L. Numbers, eds. God & Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter Between Christianity and Science. Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1986: 19-48. Pbk. ISBN: 0520056922.
Book or monograph The Creation of Man and WomanGerard P. Luttikhuizen, editor. The Creation of Man and Woman: Interpretations of the Biblical Narratives in Jewish and Christian Traditions (Themes in Biblical Narrative, 3). Leiden: E.J. Brill Academic Pub, 2000. Hbk. ISBN: 9004116710.
Book or monograph Rebecca L. Lyman, Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius and Athanasius. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. *
Article in Journal or Book Kathleen E. McVey, “The Use of Stoic Cosmogony in Theophilus of Antiochs Hexaemeron,” Mark S. Burrows & Paul Rorem, eds. Biblical Hermeneutics in Historical Perspective: Studies in Honor of Karlfried Froehlich on His Sixtieth Birthday. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991: 32-58. ISBN: 0802836933.
Book or monograph Nebelsick: Circles of GodH.P. Nebelsick, Circles of God: Theology & Science from the Greeks to Copernicus. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1985. Hbk. ISBN: 0707304482.
Book or monograph Richard A. Norris, God and World In Early Christian Theology: A Study in Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian and Origen. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1966. (Out of Print).
Book or monograph M. Orphanos, Creation and Salvation According To Basil of Caesarea. Athens, 1975.
Book or monograph J.A. Philips, Eve: The History of an Idea. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984.
Article in Journal or Book Donat Poulet, “The Moral Causes of the Flood,” Catholic Biblical Quarterly,4 (October 1942): 293-303.
Book or monograph F.E. Robbins, The Hexemeral Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1912.
Book or monograph L. Scheffczyk, Creation and Providence. New York: Herder & Herder, 1970.
Book or monograph R. Sorabji, Time, Creation and the Continuum: Theories in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Ithaca / London: Cornell University Press / Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1984. ISBN: 0715619039. pp.492.
Book or monograph B. Studer, “Creation,” Angelo D. Bernardino, ed. Encyclopedia of the Early Church, Vol. 1. Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 1992. ISBN: 0227678958.
Book or monograph F.R. Tennant, The Sources of the Doctrines of the Fall and Original Sin. New York: Shocken Books, 1968. (Out of Print).
Book or monograph Thomas H. Tobin, The Creation of Man: Philo And The History of Interpretation. The Catholic Biblical Quarterly Monograph Series 14. Washington, DC: The Catholic Biblical Association of America, 1983. (Out of Print).
Article in Journal or Book Harry A. Wolfson, “Patristic Arguments Against the Eternity of the World,” Harvard Theological Review, Vol. 59 (1966): 351-367
Article in Journal or Book Harry A. Wolfson, “The Identification of Ex Nihilo With Emanation in Gregory of Nyssa,” Harvard Theological Review, Vol. 63 (1970): 53-60.

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