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  Encyclopedia: John Chrysostom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Antioch was bishop of Antioch A.D. 429-441 and led a group of moderate Eastern bishops during the Nestorian controversy.
John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East.
John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church was established in York in 1992 under the spiritual guidance of Patriarch Ignatios IV of Antioch in Syria, and his North American representative, Metropolitan Phillip.
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 John Chrysostom, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
John, already ill, died from the rigors of the journey.
In 438, St. John’s body was returned to Constantinople, and Emperor Theodosius II did penance for his parents’ offenses.
John Chrysostom was not the author of the liturgy that bears his name.
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 John Chrysostom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Chrysostom (347 - 407) was a notable Christian bishop and preacher from the 4th and 5th centuries in Syria and Constantinople.
He spoke against her in harsh terms: "Again Herodias rages; again she is confounded; again she demands the head of John on a charger" (an allusion to the events surrounding the death of John the Baptist).
Chrysostom wrote of the Jews and of Judaizers in eight homilies Adversus Judaeos (against the Judaizers) [1].
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 CHRYSOSTOM - LoveToKnow Article on CHRYSOSTOM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
St John Chrysostom (Xpiuroi-ouo~, goldenmouthed), the most famous of the Greek Fathers, was born of a noble family at Antioch, the capital of Syria, about A.D. 345 or 347.
A favorable pretext for gratifying their revenge was discovered in the shelter which Chrysostom had given to four Nitrian monks, known as the tall brothers, who had come to Constantinople on being excommunicated by their bishop, Theophilus of Alexandria, a man who had long circulated in the East the charge of Origenism against Chrysostom.
The festival of St Chrysostom is kept in the Greek Church on the 13th of November, and in the Latin Church on the 27th of January.
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 The Saint John Chrysostom Webpage
Endeared as one of the four great doctors of the Church, St. John Chrysostom was born in 347 in Antioch, Syria and was prepared for a career in law under the renowned Libanius, who marveled at his pupil's eloquence and foresaw a brilliant career for his pupil as statesman and lawgiver.
When St. John was forty-nine years old, his immense popularity earned him election to the Patriarchate of Constantinople, a prestigious post from which he launched a crusade against excessiveness and extreme wealth which the Empress construed as a personal affront to her and her royal court.
Chrysostom was an admirer of active and useful monasticism, and warns against the dangers of idle contemplation.
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 Sayings of John Chrysostom, a Church Father - The Gold Scales
In his new office, Chrysostom began "sweeping the stairs from the top" rather than indulging in flattery - He saw to it that the expenses of the episcopal household were lessened; he put an end to frequent banquets, and lived little less strictly than when he was a priest and monk.
Long before this schizma John seems to ignore private confession to a priest, and there is no clear and any direct passage in favour of the primacy of the pope in his writings.
Chrysostom acknowledges tradition as a rule of the faith, tradition as laid down by the teaching of the church spread over the whole world, the one Bride of Christ.
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John Chrysostom, by his life and still more by his tragic death, stirred to the depths the spirit of his times.
John Chrysostom was supplied by the travel journal of the deacon Marcus of Gaza, circa 4ao.
On the contrary, the works of Chrysostom " Ad viduam juniorem " clearly states that Anthusa was already a Christian.l3 Her con-victions and her manner of life were thoroughly Christian, as was also the education she gave her children; also Christian was the name of John, which Chrysostom had already borne before his baptism.
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 John Chrysostom - OrthodoxWiki
Our father among the saints John Chrysostom (347-407), Archbishop of Constantinople, was a notable Christian bishop and preacher from the fourth and fifth centuries in Syria and Constantinople.
He is sometimes referred to as "John of Antioch," but that name more properly refers to the bishop of Antioch in A.D. 429-441, who led a group of moderate Eastern bishops in the Nestorian controversy.
He spoke against her in harsh terms: "Again Herodias rages; again she is confounded; again she demands the head of John on a charger" (an allusion to the events surrounding the death of John the Forerunner).
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 St. John Chrysostom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
And the baptism of John was far more sublime than the Jewish, but less so than ours: it was like a bridge between both baptisms, leading across itself from the first to the last.
Wherefore John did not give guidance for observance of bodily purifications, but together with them he exhorted and advised to be converted from vice to good deeds and to trust in the hope of salvation and the accomplishing of good deeds, rather than in different washings and purifications by water.
If John had gone to the home of each and, standing at the door, had spoken out for Christ and said: "He is the Son of God," such a testimony would have been suspicious, and this deed would have been extremely perplexing.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. John Chrysostom
In this sudden way Chrysostom was hurried to the capital, and ordained Bishop of Constantinople on 26 February, 398, in the presence of a great assembly of bishops, by Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria, who had been obliged to renounce the idea of securing the appointment of Isidore, his own candidate.
Chrysostom himself was conducted to Cucusus, a secluded and rugged place on the east frontier of Armenia, continually exposed to the invasions of the Isaurians.
As an exegete Chrysostom is of the highest importance, for he is the chief and almost the only successful representative of the exegetical principles of the School of Antioch.
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 St. John Chrysostom 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John lived from the middle of the fourth century until very early in the fifth century.
John Chrysostom as orator, exegete, essayist, educationalist, witness to and confessor of the Faith all have relevance for the Church of today.
Saint John Chrysostom: Commentary on Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist.
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 St. John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom was a marvelous witness to the faith not only because he was a great preacher but also because he loved to witness to his faith even when others didn't like to hear what he had to say or silenced him with exile.
John did that and he gives us the courage to be unafraid when we must say things that people don't like to hear but which are necessary to be said.
Chrysostom was born the same year as St Jerome and was as talented with his tongue as Jerome was with his pen.
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 Saints - John of Chrysostom
In the panic and fear of punishment which followed, Chrysostom delivered a series of twenty or twenty-one (the nineteenth is probably not authentic) sermons, full of vigour, consolatory, exhortative, tranquilizing, until Flavian, the bishop, brought back from Constantinople the emperor's pardon.
Chrysostom naturally refused to recognize the legality of a synod in which his open enemies were judges.
Chrysostom complained of this to the prefect of the city, who reported to Eudoxia that the bishop had complained against her statue.
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 John Chrysostom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John of Antioch (347 - 407) was a notable Christian bishop and preacher from the 4th century in Europe.
Around the time he arrived in Antioch, the bishop had to intervene with the Emperor Theodosius I on behalf of citizens who had gone on a riotous rampage in which statues of the Emperor and his family were mutilated.
To this day, Eastern Orthodox churches typically celebrate the Divine Liturgy of John Chrysostom, together with Roman Catholic churches that are in the Eastern or Byzantine rites.
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 SAINT JOHN CHRYSOSTOM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Baptized about 370 by Bishop Meletius, John went to a monastery and later became a hermit, living in the desert for two years until ill health forced him to return to the city.
But the news was not made public until John could be safely escorted to Constantinople, for fear of protests from the citizens of Antioch.
A sermon concerning the vanity of women was taken as a personal affront by Empress Eudoxia, who with the aid of John's enemies influenced her weak husband to send the bishop into exile.
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 Christian History - John Chrysostom - 131 Christians Everyone Should Know
John was raised in Antioch, a leading intellectual center of late antiquity, by his widowed mother, Anthusa, a pious Christian woman.
In early 398, John was seized by soldiers and transported to the capital, where he was forcibly consecrated as archbishop of Constantinople.
John was transported across the plains of Asia Minor in the heat of summer, and almost immediately his health began to fail him.
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 St. John Chrysostom - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
The ambiguity and intrigue surrounding John, the great preacher (his name means "golden-mouthed") from Antioch, are characteristic of the life of any great man in a capital city.
The rich did not appreciate hearing from John that private property existed because of Adam's fall from grace any more than married men liked to hear that they were bound to marital fidelity just as much as their wives.
John Chrysostom's preaching, by word and example, exemplifies the role of the prophet to comfort the disturbed and to disturb the comfortable.
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 St. John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor
John -- whose surname "Chrysostom" occurs for the first time in the "Constitution" of Pope Vigilius in the year 553 -- is generally considered the most prominent doctor of the Greek Church and the greatest preacher ever heard in a Christian pulpit.
At age 20 St. John Chrysostom met Bishop Meletius who inspired him to devote himself to an ascetic and religious life.
Prayer, manual labour and the study of Holy Scripture were his chief occupations, and we may safely suppose that his first literary works date from this time, for nearly all his earlier writings deal with ascetic and monastic subjects.
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 John Chrysostom
Chrysostom further said that the Jews had become a degenerate race because of their "odious assassination of Christ for which crime there is no expiation possible, no indulgence, no pardon, and for which they will always be a people without a nation, enduring a servitude without end."
Chrysostom's Homilies were to be used in seminaries and schools for centuries as model sermons, with the result that his message of hate would be passed down to succeeding generations of theologians.
In a stunning passage, John Chrysostom went so far as to assert that because Jews rejected Christ, they therefore deserved to be killed.
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 HOLY FATHERS -  St. John Chrysostom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John, called "Chrysostom" or "Golden Mouth", was born in Antioch, the city where the followers of Christ were first called Christians, in 347.
After three years of preparation he was baptized-an event that was the turning point of his life, leading to a complete renunciation of his former ways, even to the point of almost continual silence, so as to avoid the temptation to indulge in gossip or slander.
On September 14, 407, St. John Chrysostom (then in exile) received Holy Communion while wearing his white baptismal garment and spoke these last words: "Glory be to God for all things.
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 St. John Chrysostom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Called Chrysostom, or "Golden-mouth", by reason of the surpassing eloquence of his preaching, St. John is honored--together with St.
Chrysostom was a popular preacher, drawing great crowds to church, but he constantly had to remind his listeners that they were there not for entertainment but for their soul's amendment.
At her express instructions, the Soldiers conducting the Saint into exile made the arduous journey altogether unbearable, forcing him to ride on an unbroken ass and denying him adequate food and protection from the elements.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint John Chrysostom
John's father died when he was young, and he was raised by a very pius mother.
Criticized the rich for not sharing their wealth, fought to reform the clergy, prevented the sale of ecclesiastical offices, called for fidelity in marriage, encouraged practices of justice and charity.
John's sermons caused nobles and bishops to work to remove him from his diocese; twice exiled from his diocese.
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 St. John Chrysostom | Antiochian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Chrysostom is a Pan-Orthodox parish, welcoming Christians of many different backgrounds, and celebrating all of its worship services in English.
The diversity of backgrounds at St. John Chrysostom attests to the appeal of Orthodoxy at a time when many religious groups have become accommodating and trendy.
John Chrysostom Antiochian Orthodox Church has now grown to approximately one hundred families.
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 St. John Chrysostom on the Apostle Peter Rome Papacy
Chrysostom, priest of Antioch and bishop of Constantinople, is a central and typical figure.
It is curious that St. John Chrysostom habitually quotes the text incorrectly: "Satan hath desired to have thee that he may sift thee as wheat"; whereas in St. Luke all manuscripts give "To have you," and "may sift you," meaning all the apostles.
In the course of the terrible troubles which overwhelmed St. Chrysostom's last years, he appealed for sympathy and for assistance to the bishops of the West, and principally to Pope St. Innocent, to whom he wrote a grateful letter in return for the efforts made on his behalf.
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