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Religious Studies Resources

A Guide to E-Reference Sources, Journal Databases, and other Resources in Religion.

Pentateuch

Cyril of Alexandria, 376-444, Glaphyra on the Pentateuch, v.1 (Gen.), v.2 (Exod.-Deut.)

Theodoret of Cyrus, 423-457, Questions on the Octateuch, v.1, v.2

Genesis

Alcuin of York, 735-804, Questions & Answers on Genesis

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Genesis

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Genesis

Didymus the Blind, 313-398, Genesis

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Homilies on Genesis 1-1718-4546-67

Oecolampadius, Exposition of Genesis (c. 1500, this translation 2013)

Exodus

Ambrosiaster, 354-430, Questions & Answers on Exodus

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Exodus

Josephus, 37-100, Exodus

Rashi (Shlomo Yitzchaki), 1040-1105), Exodus

Leviticus

Ambrosiaster, 354-430, Questions & Answers on Leviticus

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Leviticus

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on Leviticus 1-16

Rashi (Shlomo Yitzchaki), 1040-1105), Leviticus

Numbers

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Numbers

Josephus, 37-100, Numbers

Rashi (Shlomo Yitzchaki), 1040-1105), Numbers

Deuteronomy

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Deuteronomy

Joshua

Ambrosiaster, 354-430, Questions & Answers on Joshua

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Joshua

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on Joshua

Judges

Augustine, 354-430, Questions on Judges

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Judges

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on Judges

Ruth

Josephus, 30-100, On Ruth

Theodoret of Cyrus, 423-457, Questions and Answers on Ruth

Job

Albert the Great, 1200-1280, On Job, v.1

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Job

Augustine, 354-430, Annotations on Job

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Morals on the Book of Job, v.1, v.2, v.3, pt. 1, v.3, pt. 2 

Simonettie, Ancient Christian Commentary: Job (2014)

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Job

Psalms

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on the Psalms

Augustine, 354-430, Psalms v.1, v.2, v.3, v.4, v.5, v.6

Diodore of Tarsus, d. 392, Psalms 1-51

Hilary of Poitiers, c. 310 – c. 367, Commentary on the Psalms

Hippolytus, 170-235, Psalms

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on the Psalms

Theodore of Mopsuestia, 350-428, Psalms 1-81

Theodoret of Cyrus, 423-457, Psalms 1-72, 73-150

Proverbs

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on the Proverbs

Hippolytus, 170-235, Proverbs

Malaty, Book of Proverbs: A Patristic Commentary (1997)

Rashi (Shlomo Yitzchaki), 1040-1105), Proverbs

Wright, Ancient Christian Commentary, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, 2014

Isaiah

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Homilies on Isaiah

McKinion, Ancient Christian Commentary: Isaiah 1-39 (2014)

Jeremiah and Lamentations

Ezekiel

Macarius of Egypt, 300-391, Homilies on Ezekiel

Daniel

Hippolytus, 170-235, Daniel (Greek text followed by translation), Scholia on Daniel

Jephet Ibn Ali, 10th Century, Daniel

Jerome, 342-420, Commentary on Daniel

Theodoret of Cyrus, 423-457, Daniel

Minor Prophets

Cyril of Alexandria, 376-444, Commentary on the Twelve Prophets, v.1 (Hosea, Joel), v.2 (Amos-Habakkuk), v.3 (Zehaniah-Malachi)

Didymus the Blind, 313-398. Commentary on Zechariah.

Ferreiro, Ancient Christian Commentary: The Twelve Prophets (2003)

Jerome. 342-420, Commentary on the Twelve Prophets, v.2 (Zechariah, Malachi, Hosea, Joel, Amos) (2017)

Jerome. 342-420, Jonah

Rashi (Shlomo Yitzchaki), 1040-1105), Joel, Obadiah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Malachi

Theodore of Mopsuestia, 350-428, Commentary on the Twelve Prophets 

Apocrypha

Ambrosiaster, 4th c. Questions & Answers on Wisdom

Bonaventure, 1221-1274, Wisdom of Solomon

Early Church Fathers Bible Commentary on Tobit

Hippolytus, 170-235, Susanna

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Susanna

Gospels

Augustine, 354-430, Sermon on the Mount, Gospel Harmony, Homilies on the Gospels

Fortunatianus of Aquileia, 4th c., Commentary on the Gospels

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Homilies on the Gospels

Matthew

Ambrosiaster, 354-430, Questions & Answers on Matthew

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Homilies on Matthew

Hilary of Poiters, 310-367, Commentary on Matthew

Jerome, 342-420, Commentary on Matthew

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew

Origen, 184-253, Matthew

Simonetti, Ancient Christian Commentary: Matthew 1-13, 14-28 (2002, 2014)

Theophylact of Ohrid, 1055-1107, Matthew

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Catena Aurea: Matthew

Williams, Matthew (The Church's Bible, 2018)

Mark

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions and Answers on the Gospel of Mark

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Homilies on Mark 16:1-7; 16: 14-20

Pseudo-Jerome? The First Commentary on Mark, trans. Michael Cahill, 1998

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Catena Aurea: Mark

Luke

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions and Answers on the Gospel of Luke

Ambrose of Milan, 339-397, Luke

Cyril of Alexandria, 376-444, Luke, v.1, v.2

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Homilies on Luke 2:1-14  Luke 3:1-11  Luke 7:36-50  Luke 8:4-15  Luke 9:23-27  Luke 10:1-9  Luke 12:35-40  Luke 13:6-13  Luke 14:16-24  Luke 14:26-33  Luke 15:1-10  Luke 16:19-31  Luke 18:31-43  Luke 19:41-47  Luke 21:9-19  Luke 21:25-33  Luke 24:13-35 

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on Luke

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Catena Aurea: Luke, v.1, v.2

John

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions and Answers on the Gospel of John

Augustine, 354-430, Homilies on Gospel of John

Cyril of Alexandria, 376-444, Commentary on John, v.1, v.2 

Gregory the Great, 540-604, Homilies on John 1:19-28  John 4:46-53  John 8:46-59   John 10:11-16   John 14:23-31  John 15:12-16  John 20:1-9  John 20:11-18  John 20:19-31 John 21:1-14  

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Commentary on John, v.1, v.2

Nonnus of Nisibis, 790-870, John

Origen, 184-253, John, v.1, v.2

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Commentary on John 1-5, 6-12, 13-21

Acts

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions and Answers on Acts

Cassiodorus, 485-585, Complexiones on the Acts of the Apostles

Homik, Acts of the Apostles through the Centuries (2016)

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Acts

Romans

Abelard, 1075-1142, Commentary on Romans

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Romans

Augustine, 354-430, Unfinished Commentary on Romans

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Romans

Origen, 184-253, Homilies on Romans, v.1, v.2

Patristic Bible Commentary: Romans

Theodoret of Cyrus, 423-457, Commentary on Romans, v.1, v.2

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Commentary on Romans

Corinthians

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians

Bray, Ancient Christian Commentary: 1-2 Corinthians (2014)

John Chrysostom, 347-407, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians

Galatians

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Galatians

Augustine, 354-430, Commentary on Galatians

Cramer, John, Catena on Galatians

Gaius Marianus Victorinus, 4th C, Commentary on Galatians

Jerome. 342-420, Commentary on Galatians

John Chrysostom, 347-407, Galatians

John of Damascus, 675-? Galatians 1-2

Sedulius Scottus, fl. 840-860, Galatians and Ephesians (Commentary begins on p. 153, Latin & English)

See also Pauline Epistles box above.

Ephesians

Ishodad of Merv, fl. 850, Ephesians

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Ephesians

Sedulius Scottus, fl. 840-860, Galatians and Ephesians (Commentary begins on p. 189, Latin & English)

See also Pauline Epistles box above.

Philippians

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Philippians

Ishodad of Merv, fl. 850, Philippians

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Homilies on Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians

Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274, Commentary on Philippians (Latin & English)

See also Pauline Epistles box above.

Colossians and Philemon

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Colossians

Ishodad of Merv, fl. 850,

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Homilies on Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians, Philemon

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Homilies on Colossians, Philemon

See also Pauline Epistles box above.

Thessalonians

Ishodad of Merv, fl. 850, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, Homilies on Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians

See also Pauline Epistles above.

Pastoral Epistles

Clement of Alexandria, 150-215, 1 Timothy

Ishodad of Merv, fl. 850, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus

John Chrysosotom, 347-407, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus

See also Pauline Epistles above.

Hebrews

John Chrysostom, 347-407,  Homilies on Hebrews

James

Ancient Christian Commentary, James 2

Malaty, Epistle of Saint James (2001; extensive quotations from fathers)

Epistles of Peter and Jude

Clement of Alexandria, 150-215, 1 PeterJude

Epistles of John

Augustine, 354-430, Homilies on the First Epistle of John

Clement of Alexandria, 150-215, 1 John, 2 John

Glossa Ordinaria, 12th c. 1 John, 2 John, 3 John

Revelation

Alcuin of York, 735-804, Commentary on Revelation

Ambrosiaster, 4th c., Questions & Answers on Revelation

Andrew of Caesarea, 563-637, Commentary on the Apocalypse

Bede, 672-735, Revelation

Oecumenius, 10th c. Commentary on the Apocalypse

Tyconius of Carthage, fl. 370-390, Exposition of the Apocalypse

Victorinus, d. 303 or 304, Revelation