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Published: 04 January 2019

250 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198835998


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Preaching and Popular Christianity

Reading the Sermons of John Chrysostom

James Daniel Cook

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Reassesses assumptions in reading sermons as sources for social history
  • Recovers a neglected portrayal of Chrysostom as a popular pastor and of preaching as a pastoral and liturgical activity
  • Presents a new perspective on popular Christianity in the late fourth century
  • Includes an appendix that argues afresh that Chrysostom did follow biblical texts sequentially in his preaching

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