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Department
St. Michael's College Courses
Course
SMC103Y1
Professor
G O W A N
Semester
Fall

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Smc lec 4 sep 27  John Chrypostom of Antioch o Greek speaking theologian o Different from both Gregory and orgien o Mother was a Christian the father wasn’t really  Johns father died when john was 7 years of age  Very educated man o Was not baptised as an infant o He studied rhetoric; not very interested in philosophy o It was assumed by his mom that he would be a governor or a lawyer but after he finished school he was baptised and after baptism he took Christianity and his walk with god very seriously o Stocis and Christians believed that to be a good Christian you needed to have discipline of self; discipline of what one ate, sexual desires, what you spoke etc  He practiced asceticism at home and read scriptures and home o Theodore and Diodorecreated antiochene school of theology  They read the bible literal and interested in what the text actually says  Concerned about the moral and spiritual life and the emphasis of living the Christian life and giving to charity and caring for salvation of others o He was ordained lecturer in 371 o Wrote a book on priesthood and says in the early of 370’s that bishop of Antioch wanted him to be a priest and he didn’t want to be ordained and so he ran away to mount silpius which was well known b/c there lived many hermits there; at this time monasticism was spreading into Egypt, and Syria  Through this he tried living an asceticism life, fasting, self discipline,  Here he pretty much memorized/ studied the bible  2 years later he returned back to Antioch b/c of health issues but never forgets what he learned in asceticism o 380; John was made a deacon; and as a deacon he couldn’t preach but he was very involved into the poor o Ordained in 386 as a priest and continues till 397 when he is brought to Constantinople and made bishop of Constantinople o From 386-397 he is very productive; he preaches every sundays and preaches homilies in certain books from the bible  The homilies overtime add up to a lot and he is the person that has the most of all these interpretations  389 he published 67 homilies on the book of genesis  390  90 on matthew (very strong book on moral teaching)  39188 on john  39232 on paul’s letters to the romans o Emphasis of his preaching’s are on the literal and moral meaning of scripture to his hearers o 386-87 Adeveusus Judaeos(means against the jews)sermons preached in September  In these sermons he is speaking to sermons that are attracted to the synagogue through the jewish festivals in sept.  And his way of trying to get Christians away from this was to attack jewish synagogues, people and their traditions with very vulgar and offensive language  Ex: They are lustful and possessed by t
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