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The Doctrine of the Fall in the Early Church

Primary Sources

Book or monograph Ambrose, Hexameron, Paradise, Cain and Abel, J.J. Savage, trans. The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 42. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1961. Hbk. 0813200423. pp.287-356. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph St Augustine: The Literal Meaning of GenesisJohn 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. 41. New York: Newman Press, 1983. ISBN: 0809103265. pp.296.. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph St Augustine: The Literal Meaning of GenesisJohn 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. 42. New York: Newman Press, 1983. ISBN: 0809103273. pp.360. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Augustine, On the Rebuke and Grace. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, 1st series, Vol. 5. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1893. pp.471-491.
Book or monograph Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Making of Man", H.A. Wilson, trans.
Book or monograph Irenaeus, Against Heresies 3-5. Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880878. pp.414-567. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Methodius, "On the Resurrection", W.R. Clark, trans. Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 6. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0802880924. pp.364-377. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Origen, On First Principles, G.W. Butterworth, trans. Peter Smith Publisher Inc., 1985. Hbk. ISBN: 0844626856. pp.397. {Amazon.com}

Secondary Sources

Article in Journal or Book Christian AuthorityJ. Robert Wright, "The Authority of Chalcedon for Anglicans," G.R. Evans, ed., Christian Authority: Essays in Honour of Henry Chadwick. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988. Hbk. ISBN: 0198266839. pp.59-75. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book E.V. McClear, "The Fall of Man and Original Sin in the Theology of Gregory of Nyssa," Theological Studies, Vol. 9 (1948): 175-212.
Book or monograph Kelly: Early Christian DoctrinesJ.N.D. Kelly, Early Christian Doctrines, revised. HarperCollins. Pbk. ISBN: 006064334X. pp.500. Chs. 7 & 13. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Jack P. Lewis, "The woman's seed (Gen 3:15)," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 34.3 (Sept. 1991): 299-319.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Niebuhr: Nature and Destiny of ManRienhold Niebuhr, The Nature and Destiny of Man, Vol. 1. MacMillan, 1980. Pbk. ISBN: 0023875100. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book B. Otis, "Cappodocian Thought as a Coherent System," Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Vol.12 (1958): 95-124.
Article in Journal or Book Elaine Pagels, "The Politics of Paradise: Augustine's Exegesis of Genesis 1-3 Versus that of John Chrysostom," Harvard Theological Review 78.1/2 (1985): 67-99.
Article in Journal or Book Panayiotis Papageorgiou, "Chrysostom and Augustine on the Sin of Adam and Its Consequences," St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 39.4 (1995): 361-378.
Book or monograph F.R. Tennant, The Sources of the Doctrines of the Fall and Original Sin. New York: Shocken Books, 1968. Hbk. ISBN: 0805232451. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Jeff Vogel, "The Haste of Sin, the Slowness of Salvation: An Interpretation of Irenaeus on the Fall and Redemption," Anglican Theological Review 89.3 (2007): 443-459.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Norman P. Williams, The Ideas of the Fall and of Original Sin. London: Longmans Green, 1927. Reprint: Ams Press, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0404184391. {Amazon.com}

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