St. John Chrysostom (November 13)

St. John Chrysostom

The Orthodox Church commemorates St. John Chrysostom (d. 407AD), the Archbishop of Constantinople, on November 13 each year.  He is considered to be one of the best preachers of the Patristic era, and Orthodoxy’s most noted commentator on the writings of the Apostle Paul.

Noted patristic translator Robert Hill describes the role of St. John Chrysostom’s sermons as “a sail for the Spirit’s breath to carry the believers forward on their journey.”     (Robert C. Hill, Reading the Old Testament in Antioch, pg. 186)

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