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Origin of the Universe

  • Arana, J. subject, universo, vida (Madrid: Tecnos, 2001), VI: "Universo", pp. 296-422.

  • Arana, J. Keys to the knowledge of the world, 2. Universo y vida (Seville: Kronos, 2000), I: "Universo", pp. 11-146.

  • Artigas, M. "Physics and creation: the origin of the universe".Artigas, M., Scripta Theologica, 19 (1987), pp. 347-373.

  • Artigas, M. "Physical explanation and self-creation of the universe", in: AA. VV., El hombre: inmanencia y transcendencia (Pamplona: Publications Service de la Universidad de Navarra, 1991), pp. 109-129.

  • Artigas, M. Philosophy of nature(Pamplona: Eunsa, 1998), chapter XI, section 30 ("El origen del universo"), pp. 275-284.

  • Carroll, W. "Big Bang Cosmology, Quantum Tunneling from Nothing, and Creation".Laval Théologique et Philosophique, 44 (1988), pp. 59-75.

  • Cottier, G. "La doctrine de la création et le concept de néant"., certificate Philosophica, 1 (1992), pp. 6-16.

  • Riaza, Eduardo. The story of the beginning Georges Lemaître, father of the big bang (Madrid: meeting, 2010). Reviews in Aceprensa and Cope.

  • Sanguineti, Juan José. The Origin of the Universe. Cosmology in search of philosophy (Buenos Aires: Educa, 1994).

  • Sanguineti, J. J. "La creazione nella cosmologia contemporanea"., certificate Philosophica, 5 (1995), pp. 285-313.

  • Saranyana, J. I. "St. Thomas: De aeternitate mundi contra murmurantes"., yearbook Filosófico, 9 (1976), pp. 399-424: contains the Spanish translation of this opuscle, with commentaries.

  • Zycinski, Joseph. "Metaphysics and Epistemology in Stephen Hawking's Theory of the Creation of the Universe".Zygon, 31 (1996), pp. 269-284.

In the Dizionario interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede(Rome: Urbaniana University Press and Città Nuova, 2002), you will find the following entries, which cover a fairly complete overview of topic, and where you will find an extensive bibliography:

  • Antropico, principle (pp. 102-120), by G. Tanzella Nitti (available on line)

  • Astronomia (pp. 121-132), by A. Omizzolo

  • Cielo (pp. 238-250), by G. Tanzella-Nitti

  • Cosmo, osservazione (pp. 276-284), by D. Macchetto

  • Cosmologia (pp. 285-299), by W. R. Stoeger

  • Creazione (pp. 300-321), by G. Tanzella-Nitti (available on line)

  • Extraterrestrial, vita (pp. 591-605), by G. Tanzella-Nitti (available on line)

  • Pluralità dei mondi (pp. 1077-1083), by F. Bertola

  • Universe (pp. 1450-1461), by J. J. Sanguineti (available on line)

There are also voices on authors related to the topic: Bruno, Copernicus, Cusano, Galilei, Kepler, Lemaître, Teilhard de Chardin.

An English version of some of the entries of the "Interdisciplinary Encyclopaedia of Religion and Science" (originally in Italian) are available at