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The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in the Early Church

Primary Sources

Book or monograph Ambrose, On the Holy Spirit.
Book or monograph Athanasius, Letters to Serapion. C.R.B. Shapland, trans. The Letters of St. Athanasius Concerning the Holy Spirit. New York: Philosophical Library, 1951.
Book or monograph Augustine, On the Trinity 2.5-7; 4.21; 5.11-15; 7.3; 15.17-19, 26-27.
Book or monograph Basil of Caesarea, On the Holy Spirit.
Book or monograph Cyril of Jerusalem, Catechetical Lectures 16.
Book or monograph Didymus the Blind, De Spiritu Sancto.
Book or monograph Gregory of Nazianzus, Theological Orations 5 [= Or. 31]
Book or monograph Hilary of Poitiers, The Trinity, The Fathers of the Church, Vol. 25,. S. McKenna, trans. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1954. Pbk. ISBN: 0813200253. pp.555. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph John of Damascus, Orthodox Faith 1.7-8.
Book or monograph Origen, On First Principles 1.3.
Book or monograph Novatian, On the Trinity 29.
Book or monograph Tertullian, Against Praxeas 25.

Secondary Sources

On-line Resource Gerald Bray, "The Filioque Clause in History and Theology," Tyndale Bulletin 34 (1983): 91-144. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph S.M. Burgess, The Spirit and the Church: Antiquity. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1984.
Book or monograph Burgess: The Holy Spirit: Ancient Christian TraditionsStanley M. Burgess, The Holy Spirit: Ancient Christian Traditions. Hendrickson Publishers, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0913573108. pp.216. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book J.H.S. Burleigh, "The Doctrine of the Spirit in the Latin Fathers," Scottish Journal of Theology 7 (1954): 113-
Book or monograph Burns & Fagin: The Holy SpiritJ. Patout Burns & Gerald M. Fagin, The Holy Spirit. Wilmington: Glazier, 1984. Reprint: Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 1592440525. pp.240. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book T.C. Campbell, "The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in the Theology of Athanasius," Scottish Journal of Theology 27 (1974): 408-40.
Article in Journal or Book R.P.C. Hanson, "Basil's Doctrine of Tradition in Relation to the Holy Spirit," Vigiliae Christianae 22 (1968): 241-55.
Article in Journal or Book Michael Haykin, "'The Spirit of God': The Exegesis of 1 Cor 2:10 - 12 by Origen and Athanasius," Scottish Journal of Theology 35.6 (1982): 513-528.
On-line Resource Michael A.G. Haykin, "Defending the Holy Spirit’s Deity: Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Pneumatomachian Controversy of the 4th Century," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 7.3 (Autumn 2003): 74-79.
On-line Resource Michael A.G. Haykin, "The Holy Spirit in Cyprian’s To Donatus," Evangelical Quarterly 83.4 (Oct. 2011): 321-329. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph Heron: The Holy SpiritAlasdair I.C. Heron, The Holy Spirit. Edinburgh: Handsel and Philadelphia: Westminster, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0664244394. pp.63-98. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book M. Edmund Hussey,."The Theology of the Holy Spirit in the Writings of St. Gregory of Nazianzus," Diakonia 14.3 (1979): 224-233.
Article in Journal or Book P. Jackson, "Cyril of Jerusalem's Treatment of Scriptural Texts Conerning the Holy Spirit," Traditio 46 (1991): 1-31.
Book or monograph Kärkkäinen: PneumatologyVeli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Pneumatology: The Holy Spirit in Ecumenical, International and Contextual Perspective. Gand Rapids: Baker, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 080102448X. pp.208. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource D.J.V. Lane, "The Spirit and Tradition," Tyndale Bulletin 4 (1958): 1-5.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph John R. Levison, The Spirit in First Century Judaism. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0391041312. pp.302. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Kilian McDonnell, "Does Origen Have a Trinitarian Doctrine of the Holy Spirit?" Gregorianum 75.1 (1994): 5-35.
Article in Journal or Book W. Harold Mare, "The Holy Spirit in the Apostolic Fathers," Grace Journal 13.2 (1972): 3-12.
Article in Journal or Book John McIntyre, "The Holy Spirit in Greek Patristic Thought," Scottish Journal of Theology 7 (1954): 353-
Article in Journal or Book J.E. Morgan-Wynne, "The Holy Spirit and the Christian Experience in Justin Martyr," Vigiliae Christianae 38.2 (1984): 172-177.
On-line Resource Tom A. Noble, "Gregory Nazianzen's Use of Scripture in Defence of the Deity of the Spirit," Tyndale Bulletin 39 (1988): 101-123. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph The Holy Spirit and Christian Origins: Essays in Honor of James D. G. DunnGraham N. Stanton, Stephen C. Barton & Bruce W. Longenecker, eds., The Holy Spirit and Christian Origins: Essays in Honor of James D. G. Dunn. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. Hbk. SBN: 0802828221. pp.382. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Henry B. Swete, The Holy Spirit in the Ancient Church. London: MacMillan & Co. Ltd., 1912. Hbk.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph L. Vischer, ed., Spirit of God, Spirit of Christ: Ecumenical Reflections of the Filioque Controversy. London: SPCK and Geneva: WCC, 1981.
Book or monograph Charles Williams, The Descent of the Dove: a Short History of the Holy Spirit in the Church. The Fontana library. Theology and Philosophy, new edn., London: Collins, 1963. pp.224.
Article in Journal or Book Patricia Wilson-Kastner, "God's Infinity and His Relationship to Creation in the Theologies of Gregory of Nyssa and Jonathan Edwards," Foundations 21.4 (1978): 305-321.
Article in Journal or Book J. Robert Wright, "Holy Spirit in Holy Church: From Experience to Doctrine," Anglican Theological Review 83.3 (2001): 443-454.
Article in Journal or Book Kei Yamamura, "The Development of the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Patristic Philosophy: St. Basil and St. Gregory of Nyssa," St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 18.1 (1973): 3-21.

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