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Published: 09 March 2019

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198835998

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Preaching and Popular Christianity

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