Many Open Tombs and A Closed Womb by Theodotus of Ancyra.

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Why, ask? But I see that you want to know too. Let us tell, then, the reason why the tombs were opened, while the virginal womb was not opened. The reason is that his Resurrection became the causal principle of all resurrections, while the extraordinary manner of his birth was reserved to him alone.

Theodotus of Anchyra ,
Homily 5, 1; PG 77, 1413 A-B; OCP (Orientalia Christiana Periodica) 26 (1960):225

The risen Christ has done wonders. Will you work with Him to do wonders?

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Gambero, L., 1999. Mary and the Fathers of the Church 1st ed. Translated by Buffer, T., San Francisco: Ignatius Press.

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