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The coherence of John Chrysostom's theology and preaching.

Author: David Rylaarsdam
Publisher: Corby : Oxford University Press 2014.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Contrary to the portrayals of Chrysostom as a theologically impaired, moralizing sophist, this book argues that his thinking is remarkably coherent when it is understood on his own terms and within his culture. Chrysostom depicts God as a teacher of philosophy who adaptably guides people toward salvation. Since the theme of divine adaptability influences every major area of Chrysostom's thought, tracing this concept  Read more...
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Named Person: Johannes, Chrysostomus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Rylaarsdam
ISBN: 9780198715382 0198715382
OCLC Number: 869726278
Description: 320 pages.
Contents: PART I: DIVINE PEDAGOGY; PART II: IMITATION
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: David Rylaarsdam.

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This book provides the most holistic introduction of John Chrysostom's theology to date. Chrysostom has often been portrayed as theologically impaired and inconsistent. By tracing his understanding  Read more...

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This work by Rylaarsdam is a worthy introduction to the thought of Chrysostom for any serious student of early Christian theology. * Jon English Lee, Ancient Christians Studies * Fundamentally, this Read more...

 
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