Including systematic works and works defending Romanism.
These are here as primary source references.
Order of Contents Chronological Order
Thomas of Aquinas d. 1274
1 Introductions, Existence & Attributes of God
2 Trinity, Creation, Cause of Evil
3 Angels, the Six Days of Creation
4 Man, the Will, Understanding, Propagation
5 Divine Government, Angels, Human Propagation
6 Chief End of Man, the Human Will, Passions
7 Habits, Virtues, Sin, Original Sin
8 Law, Kinds of Law, Grace, Merit
9 Faith, Unbelief, Love, Vices
10 Prudence, Justice
11 Devotion, Oaths, Superstition
13 Temperance, Vices Opposite to
14 Of Prophecy, Tongues, Miracles, the Contemplative Life, States of Life
15 The Incarnation
16 Mary, Virgin Birth, Christ’s Life, Death, Resurrection
17 The Sacraments
18 Sacraments, Power of the Keys
19 Abode of the Dead, Resurrected Bodies
20 The Last Things
Thomas Aquinas in English, a Bibliography with references and links to all of Thomas’ writings in English
Various – Catholic Tractates of the Sixteenth Century, 1573-1600 1901
Allen, William – A Treatise made in Defense of the Lawful Power and Authority of priesthood to remit sins: of the people’s duty for confession of their sins to God’s ministers and of the churches meaning concerning indulgences, commonly called the Pope’s Pardons 1567
Richard Bristow – A Reply to Fulke, in defense of M.D. Allen’s Scroll of Articles and book of Purgatory 1580
Fulke was an English reformer.
Bellarmine, Robert 1542-1621
A Short Catechism 1614 116 pages
Some Queries to Protestants Answered: And an Explanation of the Roman Catholic’s Belief in Four Great Points Considered. I. Concerning their Church. II. Their Worship. III. Justification. IV. Civil Government 1686
Bossuet, Jacques d. 1704
By laying out the various differences of Protestantism and its said ignoble history, Bossuet intends to show its falsehood.
‘Both species’ refers to both bread and wine.
The Sources of Catholic Dogma (d. 1883; 1957)
Enchiridion Symbolorum: Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations on Matters of Faith and Morals (d. 1883; 1911)
Scheeben, Matthias – Handbook of Catholic Dogmatics trans. Miller Buy (d. 1888; 2019) multiple volumes
Wilhelm, Joseph & Thomas Scannell – A Manual of Catholic Theology: Based on Scheeben’s ‘Dogmatik’, vols. 1 & 2 (1906/1908) Also here.
Pohle, Joseph – Manual Of Dogmatic Theology, 12 vols. ed. Arthur Preuss (1911-1920)
Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., Reginald
Reality: a Synthesis of Thomistic Thought (St. Louis, 1950) No ToC
Commentaries on St. Thomas’s Summa Theologica Buy multiple volumes
Ott, Ludwig – Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma (St. Louis, 1955) First published in German in 1952
Petavius, Dionysius – Work of Theological Dogmatics, 8 vols. (1864-70) d. 1652
Petavius (1583-1652) was a French Jesuit. “A huge collection of the sentiments of the fathers, lucidly arranged.” – Howard Malcom
Arsdekin, R.P. Richard – Universal Theology in Three Parts, Now Completing a Perfect Library for the Churchman, following the order: Book 1, Of Controversies, Heterodoxies & Scholastica; Book 2, Part 1, A Brief & Whole, Comprehensive Method of Speculative Theology; Part 2, Universal Practical Theology; Book 3, A Practical Apparatus for Every Function of the Churchman Going Forward 10th ed. 1693 Each of the three books have separate pagination: 195 pp., 400 pp., 232 pp. Here are the tables of contents for the three books, which are at the beginning of each book: 1, 2, 3
Arsdekin (1618–1693) was Irish and a professor of theology for Jesuits. “Archdekin’s work displays much order, knowledge, and precision, but some of his decisions in cases of conscience have been controverted by higher authority in the catholic church.” – DNB
“Held in great esteem by Romanists, and truly valuable as a great magazine of authorities. ” – Howard Malcom (graduate from Old Princeton Seminary)
Migne, Jaques Paul – A Complete Course of Theology, 28 vols. (Paris: 1837-45)
The purpose of Migne (1800-75), a French priest, was to collect in one series a comprehensive course in Roman Catholic theology. Many or most of the authors are from the Early and Medieval Church and are arranged roughly in the order of a systematic theology; hence the importance and great value of this massive work.
Migne was also the editor of the important Patrologia Graeca & Latina series.
Denzinger, Henry – Enchiridion Symbolorum: Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations on Matters of Faith and Morals (d. 1883; 1911) ToC