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Early Christian Studies

Your home for locating primary and secondary sources for studies in patristics.

Note on searching the secondary literature

NOTA BENE: In addition to indexing articles from the most important journals in the field, the ATLA Religion Database (linked below) also indexes select multi-authored books, and book-based series including Studia Patristica, Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, as well as many of the main conference proceedings such as the Ecclesiastical History Society.

Key Databases

These are your core resources for secondary literature in early Christian studies.