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    Pauline Allen(Author) Wendy Mayer(Author)

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The authors, Australians Wendy Mayer and Pauline Allen--both of whom have earned wide respect for the quality, accuracy and productivity of their research at the Centre for Early Christian Studies based at the Queensland Campus of the Australian Catholic University--have here proved themselves more than equal to the daunting task of selecting and introducing a representative range of material from the more than nine hundred sermons from John's voluminous extant corpus. What we get is a colorful snapshot of the complex social, political, and liturgical milieu of Antiochene and Constantinopolitan church life, and a varied example of the 'Goldenmouth' at his rhetorical best....The outstanding introduction, accessible format and broad range of content will assure this book's continuing usefulness and importance for time to come.

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  • By P.J. Whitworth on 2 August 2014

    The only thorough and engaging biography of this great man whose tragic career belied his great gifts. A biography to treasure which illuminates fairly and elegantly the numerous currents of church and state in 4th Century Constantinople. Thank you.

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