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On repentance and almsgiving

Author: John Chrysostom, Saint
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1998.
Series: Fathers of the church, v. 96.
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St. John Chrysostom delivered nine homilies on repentance in Antioch of Syria sometime between 386 and 387. With conviction and certitude, he preached that repentance was a necessity for both the sinner and the righteous man. This volume presents Chrysostom's homilies on repentance and includes a sermon on almsgiving that he preached in Antioch during the winter months in 387.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Sermons
Sermons Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
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John Chrysostom, Saint, -407.
On repentance and almsgiving.
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606372573
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Chrysostom, Saint
ISBN: 0813200962 9780813200965
OCLC Number: 37608149
Description: xviii, 159 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. When He Returned from the Countryside --
2. On Repentance, the Melancholy of King Ahab, and Jonah the Prophet --
3. Concerning Almsgiving and the Ten Virgins --
4. On Repentance and Prayer --
5. On Fasting and the Prophet Jonah, [the Prophet] Daniel, and the Three Youths --
6. On Fasting --
7. On Repentance and Compunction --
8. [On Repentance and the Church] --
9. On Repentance and Those Who Have Forsaken the Assemblies, and about the Sacred Table and Judgment --
10. A Sermon on Almsgiving.
Series Title: Fathers of the church, v. 96.
Other Titles: Homilies.
Responsibility: St. John Chrysostom ; translated by Gus George Christo.

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