Saint John Chrysostom

“Saint John Chrysostom (349-407), Archbishop of Constantinople, is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. The epithet Chrysostomos, anglicized as Chrysostom) means “golden-mouthed” in Greek and denotes his celebrated eloquence. Chrysostom was among the most prolific authors in the early Christian Church.” [Source, slightly edited]

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Further Reading

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, #10: Chrysostom: Homilies on the Gospel of Saint Matthew