The Fathers: St. Methodius, d. ca. 311 through St. John Damascene, d. ca. 770


ST. METHODIUS OF OLYMPUS, d. ca. 311
  • From New Advent: -- The Banquet of the Ten Virgins Concerning Free Will From the Discourse on the Resurrection Fragments Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna Oration on the Psalms Three Fragments from the Homily on the Cross and Passion of Christ Some Other Fragments
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- The Banquet of the Ten Virgins; or Concerning Chastity -- -- Concerning Free-Will -- -- From the Discourse on the Resurrection -- -- Fragments -- -- Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna On the Day that They Met in the Temple -- -- Oration on the Psalms -- -- Three Fragments from the Homily on the Cross and Passion of Christ -- -- Some Other Fragments of the Same Methodius -- -- Two Fragments, Uncertain

    ALEXANDER OF LYCOPOLIS, d. ca. 325
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- Of the Manichćans

    ST. ALEXANDER OF ALEXANDRIA, d. 326
  • From New Advent: -- Epistles on the Arian Heresy and the Deposition of Arius
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- Epistles on the Arian Heresy and the Deposition of Arius

    LACTANTIUS, d. ca. 330
  • From New Advent: -- The Divine Institutes -- -- The Epitome of the Divine Institutes -- -- On the Anger of God -- -- On the Workmanship of God -- -- Of the Manner In Which the Persecutors Died -- -- Fragments of Lactantius -- -- The Phoenix -- -- A Poem on the Passion of the Lord

    EUSEBIUS OF CAESAREA, d. 340
  • From New Advent: -- Church History -- -- Life of Constantine -- -- Oration of Constantine "to the Assembly of the Saints" -- -- Oration in Praise of Constantine -- -- Letter on the Council of Nicaea

    ST. MACARIUS THE GREAT, d. 4th c.
  • Translation by T. W. Crafer, D.D. -- The Apocriticus

    APHRAHAT/APHRAATES, d. 367
  • From New Advent: -- Demonstrations

    ST. HILARY OF POITIERS, d. 368
  • From New Advent: -- On the Councils, or the Faith of the Easterns -- -- On the Trinity -- -- Homilies on the Psalms

    ST. EPHREM THE SYRIAN, d. 373
  • From New Advent: -- Nisibene Hymns -- -- Miscellaneous Hymns -- -- On the Nativity of Christ in the Flesh -- -- For the Feast of the Epiphany, and On the Faith ("The Pearl") -- -- Homilies -- -- On Our Lord, -- -- On Admonition and Repentance, and -- -- On the Sinful Woman
  • From Gary A. Anderson: -- Hymns on Fasting

    ST. ATHANASIUS, d. 373
  • From New Advent: -- Against the Heathen -- -- On the Incarnation of the Word -- -- Deposition of Arius -- -- On Luke 10:22 (Matthew 11:27) -- -- Circular Letter -- -- Letters -- -- Apologia Contra Arianos -- -- De Decretis -- -- De Sententia Dionysii -- -- Vita S. Antoni (Life of St. Anthony) -- -- Ad Episcopus Aegypti et Libyae -- -- Apologia ad Constantium -- -- Apologia de Fuga -- -- Historia Arianorum -- -- Four Discourses Against the Arians -- -- De Synodis -- -- Tomus ad Antiochenos -- -- Ad Afros Epistola Synodica -- -- Historia Acephala
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- Against the Heathen -- -- On the Incarnation of the Word -- -- Deposition of Arius -- -- Letter of Eusebius -- -- Expositio Fidei (Statement of Faith) -- -- On Luke x. 22 -- -- Encyclical Letter -- -- Defence Against the Arians -- -- De Decretis (Defence of the Nicene Definition) -- -- Defence of Dionysius -- -- Life of Antony -- -- To the Bishops of Egypt -- -- Apology to the Emperor -- -- Defence of His Flight -- -- Arian History -- -- Against the Arians -- -- On the Councils of Ariminum and Seleucia -- -- Synodal Letter to the People of Antioch -- -- Synodal Letter to the Bishops of Africa -- -- The Historia Acephala -- -- Festal Letters -- -- Personal Letters

    ST. BASIL THE GREAT, d. 379
  • From New Advent: -- De Spiritu Sancto -- -- Nine Homilies of Hexaemeron -- -- Letters
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: On the Holy Spirit -- -- The Hexćmeron -- -- Letters

    ST. CYRIL OF JERUSALEM, d. 386
  • From New Advent: -- Catechetical Lectures
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- The Catechetical Lectures of S. Cyril

    ST. GREGORY OF NYSSA, d. after 386
  • From New Advent: -- Against Eunomius -- Answer to Eunomius' Second Book -- On the Holy Spirit (Against the Followers of Macedonius) -- On the Holy Trinity, and of the Godhead of the Holy Spirit (To Eustathius) -- On "Not Three Gods" (To Ablabius) -- On the Faith (To Simplicius) -- On Virginity -- On Infants' Early Deaths -- On Pilgrimages -- On the Making of Man -- On the Soul and the Resurrection -- The Great Catechism -- Funeral Oration on Meletius -- On the Baptism of Christ (Sermon for the Day of Lights) -- Letters
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- Against Eunomius -- Answer to Eunomius' Second Book -- On the Holy Spirit -- On the Holy Trinity, and of the Godhead of the Holy Spirit -- On 'Not Three Gods' -- On the Faith -- On Virginity -- On Infants' Early Deaths -- On Pilgrimages -- On the Making of Man -- On the Soul and the Resurrection -- The Great Catechism -- Funeral Oration on Meletius -- On the Baptism of Christ -- Letters
  • From The Gregory of Nyssa Homepage: -- Against Fate -- Against Appolinarius -- Against Those Who Practice Usury -- Commentary on Ecclesiastes -- Concerning His Own Ordination. To Eugarius, Concerning the Divinity -- Concerning Infants Who Have Died Prematurely -- Concerning the Faith -- Concerning Those Who Have Died -- Eulogy for Basil the Great -- A Funeral Oration for Meletius, Bishop of Antioch -- A Funeral Oration for the Empress Flacilla -- Hexameron -- A Homily of Consolation concerning Pulcheria -- In Praise of Blessed Theodore, the Great Martyr -- A Letter Concerning the Sorceress, to Bishop Theodoxios -- The Life of Gregory the Wonderworker -- On Perfection -- On the Sixth Psalm, Concerning the Octave -- The Person Who Commits Impurity Sins Against His Own Body -- A Treatise on 1Corinthians15.28 -- Two Homilies Concerning Stephen, Protomartyr -- Two Homilies Concerning the Forty Martyrs -- Two Homilies on Almsgiving

    ST. GREGORY OF NAZIANZUS, d. 389
  • From New Advent: -- Orations -- -- Letters
  • From SearchGodsWord -- Oration I -- -- Oration II -- -- Oration III -- -- Oration VII -- -- Oration VIII -- -- Oration XII -- -- Oration XVI -- -- Oration XVIII -- -- Oration XXI -- -- Oration XXVII -- -- Oration XXVIII -- -- Oration XXIX -- -- Oration XXX -- -- Oration XXXII -- -- Oration XXXIII -- -- Oration XXXIV -- -- Oration XXXVII -- -- Oration XXXVIII -- -- Oration XXXIX -- -- Oration XL -- -- Oration XLI -- -- Oration XLII -- -- Oration XLIII -- -- Oration XLV
  • From Catholic Information Network -- Oration 1: On Easter and His Reluctance
  • From the Orthodox Church of Estonia -- Oration 38 of our Holy Father Gregory Nazianzen on the Manifestation of God in the Birth of the Anointed
  • Oriental Institute: Centre for the Study of Gregory of Nazianzus

    ST. AMBROSE, d. 397
  • From New Advent: -- On the Christian Faith (De fide) -- On the Holy Spirit -- On the Mysteries -- On Repentance -- On the Duties of the Clergy -- Concerning Virgins -- Concerning Widows -- On the Death of Satyrus -- Memorial of Symmachus -- Sermon against Auxentius -- Letters
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library -- On the Duties of the Clergy -- -- On the Holy Spirit -- -- On the Decease of His Brother Satyrus -- -- Exposition of the Christian Faith -- -- On the Mysteries -- -- Concerning Repentance -- -- Concerning Virgins -- -- Concerning Widows -- -- Selections from the Letters of St. Ambrose

    ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, d. 407
  • From New Advent: -- Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew -- Homilies on Acts -- Homilies on Romans -- Homilies on First Corinthians -- Homilies on Second Corinthians -- Homilies on Ephesians -- Homilies on Philippians -- Homilies on Colossians -- Homilies on First Thessalonians -- Homilies on Second Thessalonians -- Homilies on First Timothy -- Homilies on Second Timothy -- Homilies on Titus -- Homilies on Philemon -- Commentary on Galatians -- Homilies on the Gospel of John -- Homilies on the Epistle to the Hebrews -- Homilies on the Statues -- No One Can Harm the Man Who Does Not Injure Himself -- Two Letters to Theodore After His Fall -- Letter to a Young Widow -- Homily on St. Ignatius -- Homily on St. Babylas -- Homily Concerning "Lowliness of Mind" -- Instructions to Catechumens -- Three Homilies on the Power of Satan -- Homily on the Passage "Father, if it be possible . . ." -- Homily on the Paralytic Lowered Through the Roof -- Homily on the Passage "If your enemy hunger, feed him." -- Homily Against Publishing the Errors of the Brethren -- First Homily on Eutropius -- Second Homily on Eutropius (After His Captivity) -- Four Letters to Olympias -- Letter to Some Priests of Antioch -- Correspondence with Pope Innocent I -- On the Priesthood
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library: -- On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statutes -- Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew -- Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans -- Homilies on First and Second Corinthians -- Homilies on the Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Timothy, Titus, and Philemon -- Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews

    RUFINUS, d. 410
  • From New Advent: -- Apology -- -- Commentary on the Apostles' Creed -- -- Prefaces

    ST. JEROME, d. 420
  • From New Advent: -- Letters -- -- The Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary -- -- To Pammachius Against John of Jerusalem -- -- The Dialogue Against the Luciferians -- -- The Life of Malchus, the Captive Monk -- -- The Life of S. Hilarion -- -- The Life of Paulus the First Hermit -- -- Against Jovinianus -- -- Against Vigilantius -- -- Against the Pelagians -- -- Prefaces -- -- De Viris Illustribus (Illustrious Men) -- -- Apology for himself against the Books of Rufinus
  • From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library -- The Letters of St. Jerome -- -- The Life of Paulus the First Hermit -- -- The Life of S. Hilarion -- -- The Life of Malchus, the Captive Monk -- -- The Dialogue Against the Luciferians -- -- The Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary -- -- Against Jovinianus -- -- Against Vigilantius -- -- To Pammachius against John of Jerusalem -- -- Against the Pelagians -- -- Prefaces to Jerome's Early Works -- -- Prefaces to the Books of the Vulgate Version of the Old Testament -- -- Prefaces to the Commentaries

    SULPITIUS SEVERUS, d. 420
  • From New Advent: -- On the Life of St. Martin -- -- Letters: Genuine and Dubious -- -- Dialogues -- -- Sacred History

    ST. AUGUSTINE, d. 430 Theology Library page

    ST. JOHN CASSIAN, d. ca. 435
  • From New Advent: -- Institutes -- -- Conferences -- -- On the Incarnation of the Lord (Against Nestorius)

    SOZOMEN, d. ca. 447
  • From New Advent: -- Ecclesiastical History

    ALEXANDER OF LYCOPOLIS, d. 448
  • From New Advent: -- Alexander of Lycopolis

    SOCRATES SCHOLASTICUS, d. ca. 450
  • From New Advent: -- Ecclesiastical History

    ST. VINCENT OF LÉRINS, d. ca. 450
  • From New Advent: -- Commonitory for the Antiquity and Universality of the Catholic Faith

    THEODORET, d. 457
  • From New Advent: -- Counter-Statements to Cyril's 12 Anathemas against Nestorius -- -- Ecclesiastical History -- -- Dialogues ("Eranistes" or "Polymorphus") -- -- Demonstrations by Syllogism -- -- Letters

    POPE LEO THE GREAT, d. 461
  • From New Advent: -- Sermons -- -- Letters

    MOSES OF CHORENE, d. ca. 490
  • From New Advent: -- History of Armenia

    GENNADIUS OF MARSEILLES, d. ca. 500
  • From New Advent: -- Illustrious Men (Supplement to Jerome)

    MAR JACOB, d. 521
  • From New Advent: -- Canticle on Edessa -- -- Homily on Habib the Martyr -- -- Homily on Guria and Shamuna

    POPE ST. GREGORY THE GREAT, d. 604
  • From New Advent: -- Pastoral Rule -- -- Register of Letters

    ST. JOHN DAMASCENE, d. ca. 770
  • From New Advent: -- Exposition of the Faith

    THEODOTUS, d. ?
  • From New Advent: -- Excerpts
  • From The Gnostic Society Library: -- Excerpts of Theodotus

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