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James Ussher [1581-1656]

Primary Works

On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. I, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. II, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: De Christianorum Ecclesiarum Successione et Statu historica Explicatio, 1613. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. III, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D. Vol. IV, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Gotteschalci et Praedestinatione Controversiae abeomotae Historia, 1631; Veterum Epistolarum Hibernicarum Sylloge, 1631. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D. Vol. V, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Brittanicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates; caput I-XIII, 1639. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D. VI, Dublin: Hodges and Smith,1847. Includes: Brittanicarum Ecclesiarum Antiquitates; caput XIV-XVII, 1639. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. VII, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Dissertatio non-de Ignati solum et Polycarpi scriptis, sed etiam de Apostolicis Constitutionibus et Canonibus Clementi Romano attributis, 1644; Praefationes in Ignatium, 1644; De Romanae Ecclesiae Symbolo vetere aliisque Fidei Formulis tum ab Occidentalibus tum ab Orientalibus in prima Catechesi et Baptismo proponi solitis, 1647; De Macedonum et Asianorum Anno Solari Dissertatio, 1648; De Graeca Septuaginta Interpretum Versione Syntagma, cum Libri Estherae editione Origenica et vetere Graeca altera; Epistola ad Ludovicum Capellum de variantibus Textus Hebraei Lectionibus; Epistola Gulielmi Eyre ad Usserium. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. VIII, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Annales veteris Testamenti, a Prima Mundi Origine deducti, una cum Rerum Asiaticarum Aegypticarum Chronico, a temporis historici principio usque ad Maccabaicorum initia producto, 1650. [This material is in the Public Domain]
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Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol.  IX, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Annales veteris Testamenti (contd.) [This material is in the Public Domain]

On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D. Vol. X, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Annales veteris Testamenti (contd.) [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. XI, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Annales veteris Testamenti concludes; Annalium Pars Posterior, in qua, praeter Maccabaicam et novi testamenti historiam, Imperii Romanorum Caesarum sub Caio Julio et Octaviano Ortus, rerumque in Asia et Aegypto Gestarum continetur Chronicon ..., 1654. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. XII, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Chronologia sacra, 1660; Historia Dogmatica Controversiae inter Orthodoxos et Pontificios de Scripturis et Sacris Vernaculis; Dissertatio de Pseudo-Dionysii scriptis; Dissertatio de epistola ad Laodicenses. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol.  XIII, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: sermons (in English) [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed., The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. XIV, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Tractatus de Controversiis Pontificiis; Praelectiones Theologicae.
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. XV, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Includes: Letters (in English) (incl. first to Richard Stanihurst, his uncle) [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1847), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol.  XVI, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1847. Letters (in English and Latin) [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Richard Elrington, ed. (1864), The Whole Works of the Most Rev. James Ussher, D.D., Vol. XVII, Dublin: Hodges, Smith, and Co., 1864. Includes : indexes. [This material is in the Public Domain]

Secondary Works

Article in Journal or Book James Barr, "Why the World was Created in 4004 B.C.: Archbishop Ussher and Biblical Chronology," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library of Manchester 67.2 (Spring 1985): 575-608.
Article in Journal or Book James Barr, "Luther and biblical chronology," Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester 72 (Spring 1990): 51-67.
On-line Resource James Barr, Biblical Chronology, Legend or Science? The Ethel M. Wood lecture 1987, delivered at the Senate House, University of London on 4 March 1987. London: University of London, 1987. pp.19.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Hugh Chisholm, ed., "Usher, James,"  Encyclopædia Britannica 27 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press, 1911.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book

"Ussher, James," F.L. Cross & E.A. Livingstone, eds., The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd revised edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Hbk. pp.1672.

Book or monograph Alan Ford, James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in early-modern Ireland and England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Hbk. ISBN-13: 978-0199274444. pp.328.
Article in Journal or Book James G. Fraser, "Documents from a Samaritan genizah in Damascus," Palestine Exploration Quarterly 103 (July-Dec. 1971): 85-92.
On-line Resource Alexander Gordon, "Ussher, James," Sidney Lee, ed., Dictionary of National Biography 58. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1899. pp.64-72.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Stephen Jay Gould, "Fall in the house of Ussher: how foolish was the archbishop's
precise date for creation?" Natural History (Nov. 1991): 12,14-16,18-21.
Book or monograph Stephen Jay Gould, "Fall in the House of Ussher," Eight Little Piggies. Reflections In Natural History. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.
On-line Resource Isaac H. Hall, " The Lost Ussher Manuscript," Journal of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis 6.2 (Dec. 1886): 103-105.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Article in Journal or Book Siegfried H. Horn [1908-1993], "From Bishop Ussher to Edwin R Thiele," Andrews University Seminary Studies 18.1 (Spring 1980): 37-49.
Article in Journal or Book John Jarick, "The fall of the house (of cards) of Ussher: why the world as we
know it did not end at sunset on 22 October 1997," in Apocalyptic in history and Tradition. London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002. pp.233-252.
Book or monograph R. Buick Knox, James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, University of Wales Press, 1967.
Article in Journal or Book Fred Kramer, "A critical evaluation of the chronology of Ussher : Biblical account
of creation; Biblical account of the flood," in Rock Strata and the Bible Record. St Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1970. pp.57-67; 94-113.
Article in Journal or Book Saul Leeman, "Was Bishop Ussher's chronology influenced by a midrash?" Semeia 8 (1977): 127-130.
Article in Journal or Book Saul Leeman, "Was Bishop Ussher's chronology influenced by a midrash?" Jewish Bible Quarterly 31.3 (July-Sept. 2003): 195-196.
Article in Journal or Book Ronald L. Numbers, "'The Most Important Biblical Discovery of Our Time': William
Henry Green and the Demise of Ussher's Chronology," Church History 69.2 (June 2000): 257-276.
Article in Journal or Book Robert Worthington Smith, "James Ussher: Biblical Chronicler," Anglican Theological Review 41.2 (April 1959): 84-94.
Book or monograph Richard Snoddy, The Soteriology of James Ussher: The Act and Object of Saving Faith, Oxford University Press, 2014. Hbk. ISBN-13: 978-0199338573. pp.304.
On-line Resource Alfred Webb, "Ussher, James, Archbishop," A Compendium of Irish Biography. Dublin: M. H. Gill & son, 1878. pp.537-540.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]

 

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