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Further Reading By Theologian

Classical African Theologians

Athanasius

 

Lyman, R. J. Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius and Athanasius. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.

 

Meijering, E.P. Orthodoxy and Platonism in Athanasius: Synthesis or Antithesis? Leiden: Brill, 1968.

 

Weinandy, Thomas G. Athanasius: A Theological Introduction. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.

 

Zahn, Theodor. Athanasius und der Bibelkanon. 1901. Reprint, Whitefish, MT: Kessinger, 2010.

 

Augustine

 

Getty, Marie Madeleine of Jesus, Sister. The Life of the North Africans as Revealed in the Sermons of Saint Augustine. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1931.

 

Scott, T. Kermit. Augustine: His Thought in Context. New York: Paulist, 1995.

 

Wills, Gary. Saint Augustine. New York: Viking, 1999.

 

Cyprian

 

Benson, E. W. Cyprian: His Life, His Times, His Work. London: Macmillan, 1897.

 

Brent, Allen. Cyprian and Roman Carthage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

 

Burns, J. Patout, Jr. Cyprian the Bishop. London: Routledge, 2002.

 

Greenslade, S. L., ed. Early Latin Theology: Selections from Tertullian, Cyprian, Ambrose, and Jerome. Library of Christian Classics 5. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1956.

 

Cyril

 

Russell, Norman. Cyril of Alexandria. New York: Routledge, 2000.

 

Weinandy, Thomas G., ed. The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2003.

 

Wessel, Susan. Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian Controversy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

 

Wilken, Robert Louis. Judaism and the Early Christian Mind: A Study of Cyril of Alexandria’s Exegesis and Theology. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1971.

 

Origen

 

Crouzel, Henri. Origen. Translated by A.S. Worrall. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1989.

 

Hanson, R. P. C. Origen’s Doctrine of Tradition. 1954. Reprint, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013.

 

Lyman, R. J. Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius and Athanasius. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.

 

Martens, Peter. Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

 

Trigg, Joseph Wilson. Origen: The Bible and Philosophy in the Third-Century Church. Atlanta: John Knox, 1983.

 

Tzamalikos, Panayiotes. Origen: Cosmology and Ontology of Time. Leiden: Brill, 2006.

 

Tertullian

 

Dunn, Geoffrey D. Tertullian. London: Routledge, 2004.

 

Gonzalez, Eliezer. “Anthropologies of Continuity: The Body and Soul in Tertullian, Perpetua, and Early Christianity.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 21 (2013) 479-502.

 

Greenslade, S. L., ed. Early Latin Theology: Selections from Tertullian, Cyprian, Ambrose, and Jerome. Library of Christian Classics 5. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1956.

 

Osborn, Eric. Tertullian: First Theologian of the West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

 

Rankin, David. Tertullian and the Church. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

 

Shortt, Charles De Lisle. The Influence of Philosophy on the Mind of Tertullian. London: E. Stock, 1933.

 

Wilhite, David E. Tertullian the African: An Anthropological Reading of Tertullian’s Context and Identities. New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007.

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Preaching in the Post-Apostolic Era

Man and Redemption

Origen: The Deans of the School of Alexandria

Orthodoxy and the Contemporary Believer

Is There a Divine Justice?

Patristic Commentary on the Book of Genesis

Patristic Commentary on the Book of Exodus

Patristic Commentary on First Samuel

Before Origen

Evangelism and the Church of Alexandria

The Coptic Orthodox Church and the Dogmas

The Epistle of Paul to Titus

The Gospel According to St. Mark

By Bishop Moussa

Born Crucified

Dimensions of Human Sexuality

The Spirituality of the Rites of the Holy Liturgy in the Coptic Orthodox Church

By Father Anba Bishoy Philopos

 

Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt

By Pope Shenuda III

The Nature of Christ

What is Man?

Comparative Theology

Calmness

Beholder of God, the Life of St. Mark

The Life of Repentance and Purity

Homosexuality and the Ordination of Women

Words of Spiritual Benefit (Vols. 1-4)

The Transfiguration

French Language

Abdel-Sayed, Edris. Les Coptes d’Egypte: les premiers Chrétiens du Nil. Paris: Publisud, 1992.

 

Basset, René M. J., ed. Le synaxaire arabé jacobite (rédaction Coptic). Texte arabe publié, traduit et annoté par R. Basset. 6 vols. Patrologia Orientalis 1 (1907): 215-379; 3 (1909): 243-545; 11 (1915) 505-859; 16 (1922): 185-424; 17 (1923): 525-782; 20 (1929): 735-89.

 

Binwenyi-Kweshi, Oscar. Discours theologique negro-africain - Probleme des fondements (Black African Theological Discourse). Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1995.

 

Cheneau, Paul. Les Saints d’Egypte. (2 vols.) Jerusalem: Couvente des RR. PP Franciscains, 1923.

 

Delehaye, Hippolyte. “Les martyrs d’Egypte.” Analecta Bollandiana 40 (1922): 5-154; 299-364.

 

Martin, M. M. “Une Lecture de l’Histoire des Patriarches d’Alexandrie.” Proche Orient Chrétien 35 (1985): 15-36.

 

Muschete, Alphonse Ngindu. Les thèmes majeures de la théologie africaine. Paris: L’Harmattan, 1989.

 

Sawirus Ibn al-Mukaffa’. (Severe ibn el Mokaffée.) Homélie sur Sainte Marc, apôtre et évangéliste. Texte arabe et traduction et notes. Translated by J.-J. L. Bargés. 1877. Re-print, Paris, 1952.

 

Senghor, Léopold Sédar. Liberté, Vol. 3, Négritude et civilisation de l’nniversel. Paris: Editions de Seuil 1977. Cf. idem, “Negritude and the Civilization of the Universal” in African Presence in the Americas, edited by Carlos Moore, pp. 21-32. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1995.

German Language

 

Baumeister, Theofried. Martyr invictus, der Martyrer als Sinnbild der Erlösung in der Legende und im Kult der Frühen koptischen Kirche: Zur Kontinuität des ägyptischen Denkens. Forschungen zur Volkskunde 46. Münster: Regensberg, 1972.

 

Boochs, Wolfgang, ed. Geschichte und Geist der koptischen Kirche. Langwaden: Bernardus-Verlag, 2004.

 

Gelzer, Heinrich. Sextus Julius Africanus und die Byzantinische Chronographie. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1880.

 

Gerhards, Albert, and Heinzgerd Brakmann, eds. Die Koptische Kirche: Einführung in das ägyptische Christentum. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1994.

 

Grossmann, Peter. Christliche Architektur in Ägypten. Erste Abteilung: Nahe und der Mittlere Osten. Handbuch der Orientalistik 62. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

 

Krause, Martin, ed. Ägypten in spätantik-christlicher Zeit. Einführung in die koptische Kultur. Wiesbaden: L. Riechert, 1998.

 

Lemm, Oscar von, “Koptische apokryphe Apostelacten.” Bulletin de l’Academie imperiale des sciences de St. Petersburg 1 (1890): 509-57.w227

 

Schenkel, Wolfgang. Kultmythos und Märtyrerlegende: Zur Kontinuität des ägyptischen Denkens. Göttinger Orientforschungen 4.5. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1977.

 

Trevijano, R. “The Early Christian Church of Alexandria.” In Studia Patristica 12:471-77. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur 115. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1973.

 

Wüstenfeld, H. F. Al-Sinaksari; Synaxarium das ist Heiligen-Kalender der Coptischen Christen aus dem Arabischen Übersetzung. Gotha, Germany: n.p., 1879.


Zahn, Theodor. Athanasius und der Bibelkanon. 1901. Reprint, Whitefish, MT: Kessinger, 2010.

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