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The Cult of the Saints - John Chrysostom, and Chrysostom, John, St., and Mayer, Wendy (Translated by)
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The cult of the saints is a phenomenon that expanded rapidly in the fourth century, and John Chrysostom's homilies are important witnesses to its growth. Until now, the majority of john's homilies on the saints and martyrs have been ignored. However, in this volume, Wendy Mayer investigates the liturgical, topographical, and pastoral aspects that marked the martyr cult at Antioch and Constantinople in John's time. The cult's original point of focus was the Christian martyrs--those followers of the Jesus-movement who died in ...

The Cult of the Saints 2006, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press

ISBN-13: 9780881413021

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