Christology in the Early Church


Book or monograph Leland Jennings White, Jesus the Christ: A Bibliography. Wilmington: Glazier, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0894536451. pp.156. {Amazon.com}

Primary Sources

Book or monograph Apollonius of Laodicea, On the Union in Christ of the Body With the Godhead.
Book or monograph Athanasius, Orations Against the Arians.
Book or monograph Basil of Caesarea, Against Eunomius.
Book or monograph Eunomius, Apology.
Book or monograph Gregory of Nazianzus, Theological Orations.
Book or monograph Irenaeus, Against Heresies.
Book or monograph Origen, Dialogue With Heracleides.
Book or monograph Nicene Creed.
Book or monograph Tertullian, Against Praxeas.

Secondary Sources

Article in Journal or Book Gerald Bray, "The Filioque Clause in History and Theology," Tyndale Bulletin 34 (1983): 91-144.
Article in Journal or Book Sebastian Brock, "The Christology of the Church in the East in the Synods of the Fifth to Early Seventh Centuries: Preliminary Considerations and Materials," George Dion. Dragas, General editor., Aksum - Thyateira. A Festschrift for Archbishop Methodios of Thyateira and Great Britian. London: Thyateira House, 1985. pp.125-142.
Book or monograph Rudolf Bultmann, Jesus and the Word. Prentice Hall & IBD, 1982. Hbk. ISBN: 0684175967. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Harold Bertram Bumpus, The Christological Awareness of Clement of Rome and its Sources. Cambridge, MA: University Press of Cambridge, 1972. pp. xi + 196.
Article in Journal or Book Paul C. Burns, The Christology in Hilary of Poitiers' Commentary on Mathew. Studia Ephemeridis "Augustinianum" 16. Roma: Institutum Patristicum "Augustinianum", 1981. p.149.
Book or monograph Roberta C. Chesnut, Three Monophysite Controversies: Severus of Antioch, Philoxenus of Mabbug, and Jacob of Sarug. Oxford Theological Monographs. London: Oxford University Press, 1976. pp.viii + 158.
On-line Resource John V. Dahms, "The Generation of the Son," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 32.4 (Dec. 1989): 493-501.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph DeJonge: Christology in ContextMarinus DeJonge, Christology in Context: The Earliest Christian Response to Jesus. Westminster / John Knox, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 0664250106. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J.A. Dorner, History of the Development of the Doctrine of the Person of Christ, Vol. 1:2. Edinburgh, 1862.
Article in Journal or Book Maurice Dowling, "Proverbs 8:22-31 in the Christology of the Early Church Fathers," Irish Biblical Studies 24 (2002): 99-117.
Article in Journal or Book George Dion Dragas, "The Anti-Apollinarist Christology of St. Gregory of Nyssa: A First Analysis," Greek Orthodox Theological Review 42.3-4 (1997): 299-314.
Article in Journal or Book J. Egan, "Gregory of Nazianzus and the Logos Doctrine," J. Plevnic, ed., Word and Spirit: Essays in Honor of David Michael Stanley. Willowdale, ON: 1975. pp.281-322.
Book or monograph Mark W. Elliot, The Song of Songs and Christology in the Early Church 381-451. Studien Und Texte Zu Antike Und Christentum, 7. Tübingen: Coronet Books Inc., 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 3161473949. pp.217. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Gerald H. Ettlinger, Jesus, Christ and Savior. Wilington: Glazier, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0814653146. pp.214. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Richard T. France, "The Worship of Jesus (Laing Lecture for 1980)," Vox Evangelica 12 (1981): 19-33.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Paul R. Fries & Tiran Nersoyan, eds. Christ in East and West. Macon: Mercer, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0865542678. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Grant: Jesus After the GospelsRobert M. Grant, Jesus After the Gospels: The Christ of the Second Century. The Hale Memorial Lectures of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1989. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1990. Pbk. ISBN: 0664221882. pp.134. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Patrick T.R. Gray, The Defense of Chalcedon in the East (451-553). Leiden: Brill, 1979. ISBN: 9004059288. pp.191. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book R.A. Greer, "The Antiochene Christology," Journal of Theological Studies 17 (1966): 327-41.
Book or monograph Christ in Christian TraditionAloys Grillmeier, Christ in Christian Tradition, Vol. 1, 2nd edn. Atlanta: John Knox, 1975. Pbk. ISBN: 066422301X. pp.624. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Grillmeier: Christ in Christian Tradition, Vol. 2Aloys Grillmeier, Christ in Christian Tradition, Vol. 2. 2nd edn. Atlanta: John Knox, 1995. Hbk. ISBN: 0664219985. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Joseph M. Hallman, "The Seed of Fire: Divine Suffering in the Christology of Cyril of Alexandria and Nestorius of Constantinople," Journal of Early Christian Studies 5.3 (1997): 369-391.
Book or monograph Hardy: Christology of the Later FathersEdward Hardy, Christology of the Later Fathers. Library of Christian Classics, Vol. 3. Westminster / John Knox, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0664241522. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Robert J. Hauck, "The Great Fast: Christology in the Shepherd of Hermas," Anglican Theological Review 75.2 (1993): 187-198.
On-line Resource Peter M. Head, "Tatian's Christology and its influence on the composition of the Diatessaron," Tyndale Bulletin 43.1 (1992): 121-137.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Hurtado: How On Earth Did Jesus Become a God?Larry Hurtado, How On Earth Did Jesus Become a God?: Historical Questions About Earliest Devotion to Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 0802828612. pp.240. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J. Jeremias, The Problem of the Historical Jesus. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1972.
On-line Resource Günther Juncker, "Christ As Angel: The Reclamation Of A Primitive Title," Trinity Journal 15.2 (1994): 221-250.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Charles Kannengeiser, "Athanasius of Alexandria and the Foundation of Traditional Christology," Theological Studies 34 (1973): 103-13.
On-line Resource Roy Kearsley, "The Impact of Greek Concepts of God on the Christology of Cyril of Alexandria," Tyndale Bulletin 43.2 (1992): 307-329. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource A.N.S. Lane, "The Rationale and Significance of the Virgin Birth," Vox Evangelica 10 (1977): 48-64.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book U.M. Lang, "The Christological Controversy at the Synod of Antioch in 268/9," Journal of Theological Studies 51.1 (2000): 54-80.
Book or monograph Longenecker: The Christology of Early Jewish ChristianityRichard N. Longenecker, The Christology of Early Jewish Christianity. Regent College Publishing, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 1573830291. pp.192. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J. Rebecca L. Lyman, Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius and Athanasius. Oxford Theological Monographs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0198267452. pp.192. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Willamina M. Macauley, "The Nature of Christ in Origen's Commentary on John," Scottish Journal of Theology 19.2 (1966): 176-87.
On-line Resource H. Dermot Mcdonald, "Development and Christology," Vox Evangelica 9 (1975): 5-27.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Kevin Madigan, "Ancient and High-Medieval Interpretations of Jesus in Gethsemane: Some Reflections on Tradition and Continuity in Christian Thought," Harvard Theological Review 88.1 (1995): 157-173.
On-line Resource I. Howard Marshall, "The Development of Christology in the Early Church," Tyndale Bulletin 18 (1967): 77-93. View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph John Meyendorff, Christ in Eastern Christian Thought, rev. edn. Crestwood: St. Vladimir's Seminary, 1975. Pbk. ISBN: 0913836273. pp.248. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Richard A. Norris, Manhood and Christ: A Study in the Christology of Theodore of Mopsuestia. London: Oxford University Press, 1963. pp.xv + 274.
Book or monograph Norris: The Christological ControversyRichard A. Norris, trans. & ed. The Christological Controversy. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1980. Pbk. ISBN: 0800614119. pp.162. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Richard A. Norris, "The Problem of Human Identity in Patristic Christological Speculation," Studia Patristica 17/1 (1982): 147-59.
Book or monograph T.E. Pollard, Johannine Christology and the Early Church. Cambridge, 1970. ISBN: 0521077672. pp.359. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Irwin W. Reist, "The Christology of Irenaeus," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 13.4 (Fall 1970): 241-251.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book James M. Robinson, Jesus from Easter to Valentinus (or to the Apostles' Creed)," Journal of Biblical Literature 101 (1982): 5-37.
Article in Journal or Book J.N. Rowe, "Origen's Conception of Christ as the Paschal Lamb," Studia Evangelica 6 (1968): 311-16.
Article in Journal or Book J.N. Rowe, "Origen's Subordination as Illustrated in His Commentary on St. John's Gospel," Studia Patristica 11 (1972): 222-28.
On-line Resource V.C. Samuel. "Some Facts About the Alexandrine Christology," Indian Journal of Theology 11.4 (Oct.-Dec. 1962): 136-142. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by kind permission of the copyright holder]
Book or monograph R.V. Sellers, Two Ancient Christologies: A Study in the Christological Thought of the Schools of Alexandria and Antioch in the Early History of Christian Doctrine. London: SPCK, 1940.
On-line Resource James Stalker, “The Christology of the Ancient Church,” Review & Expositor 11.1 (Jan. 1914): 3-8. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Cullen I.K. Story, "The Christology of Ignatius of Antioch," Evangelical Quarterly 56.3 (1984): 173-182.
Book or monograph Torrance: Christology After ChalcedonIain R. Torrance, Christology After Chalcedon: Serverus of Antioch and Sergius the Monophysite. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 1579101100. pp.268. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Thomas Weinandy, "The Soul/Body Analogy and the Incarnation: Cyril of Alexandria," Coptic Church Review 17.3 (1996): 59-66.
Book or monograph Lawrence J. Welch, Christology and Eucharist in the Early Thought of Cyril of Alexandria. International Scholars Publications, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 1883255139. pp.250. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Lawrence J. Welch, "Logos-Sarx? Sarx and the Soul of Christ in the Early Thought of Cyril of Alexandria," St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 38.3 (1994): 271-292.
Article in Journal or Book Kenneth Paul Wesche, "The Union of God and Man in Jesus Christ in the Thought of Gregory of Nazianzus," St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 28.2 (1984): 83-98.
Article in Journal or Book Maurice F. Wiles, "The Nature of the Early Debate About Christ's Human Soul," The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 16.2 (1965): 139-151.

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