Dialogue on the Life of St. John Chrysostom

Dialogue on the Life of St. John Chrysostom

by St. John Chrysostom
     
 

It is impossible here to deal with Chrysostom’s literary work, which is more abundant than that of any other Greek Church writer. While at Antioch he preached, chiefly during Lent, series after series of homilies, or expositions of Scripture, in which he dealt with most of the books of the Bible. “I think,” writes Isidore of Pelusium, “that… See more details below

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It is impossible here to deal with Chrysostom’s literary work, which is more abundant than that of any other Greek Church writer. While at Antioch he preached, chiefly during Lent, series after series of homilies, or expositions of Scripture, in which he dealt with most of the books of the Bible. “I think,” writes Isidore of Pelusium, “that if the divine Paul had wished to expound his own writings, he would not have spoken otherwise than this famous master; so remarkable is his exposition for its contents, beauty of form, and propriety of expression.” Suidas, in the tenth century, says: “Since the world began, no one has possessed such gifts as an orator: he alone merited the name of Golden-mouthed 4 and divine orator.”

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ISBN-13:
2940148218227
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
07/10/2013
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NOOK Book
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1 MB

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