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Athanasius of Alexandria, c. 296– 373

Select Books and Full-text Articles on Athanasius and the Desert Fathers & Mothers

NOTE: Hundreds more articles may be available on Athanasius that are not full-text online, but available from our library or via Interlibrary loan. (For example, this article by our own Dr. Lois Farag, on Organon in Athanasius' De incarnatione: a case of textual interpolation:  Simply use the online catalog as follows: If you are looking for books/articles written BY Athanasius you should search our online catalog or databases for his name as an AUTHOR. If you want to find resources ABOUT Athanasius or his theology, search for his name as SUBJECT (or Subject: "Desert Fathers", for example).

Here's a link to Books on the Desert Fathers available at Luther Sem; many others available by interlibrary loan in Minnesota.

Luther Sem Library has over 400 Books (or chapters) on Athanasius (here); plus many others available by ILL.

Also consult the following databases for helpful articles or abstracts on Athanasius or the Desert Fathers: (both JSTOR and Open Access Theological Library have hundreds of book chapters or articles on Athanasius or the Desert Fathers).

For digital resources, including rare manuscripts, on/of Athanasius, see the Digital Vatican Library

Select Books on Athanasius and the Desert Fathers & Mothers