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Love Chapter The Meaning of First Corinthians 13

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ISBN-10: 1557256683

ISBN-13: 9781557256683

Edition: 2010

Authors: John Chrysostom, Frederica Mathewes-Green

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St. Paulwas the first to really define love. St. John Chrysostom unpacks it. One of the most important passages in the Scriptures, First Corinthians 13 is often read and rarely followed. Medieval theologian, John Chrysostom, was called the ldquo;golden-mouthedrdquo; one, for the eloquence of his preaching. His reputation extended from his native East to the Christian West, and he is remembered today as a Church Father for the entire Church. Now available in a popular contemporary English translation for the first time,The Love Chaptermakes available these most important reflections of St. John, on a most important portion of the New Testament.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

John Chrysostom, born at Antioch towards 347, was a great genius and his poweful eloquence earned him the surname of Chrysostom, or golden mouthed. He is known for his preaching, exegesis, and liturgical reforms. His skills were especially directed to the instruction and moral reformation of the people of Antioch. In terms of scriptural exegesis, he spoke for a literal interpretation of the text against the allegorical school that was prominent in Alexandria. With St. Athanasius, St. Gregory of Nazianzen, and St. Basil, he forms the group of the four great doctors of the Eastern Church. In 398 he became Patriarch of Constantinople. His courage in branding vice caused him to be exiled and…    

Frederica Mathewes-Green (BA, University of South Carolina; MA, Virginia Episcopal Seminary) is an author, commentator, and Orthodox Christian. She is a regular contributor to Christianity Today, Focus on the Family-Citizen, and Touchstone.

Foreword
First Corinthians 13
Introduction
Chapters
If I Speak in the Tongues of Mortals
And if I Have Prophetic Powers
If I Give Away All My Possessions
Love Is Patient; Love Is Kind
Love Does Not Insist on Its Own Way
Love Does Not Rejoice in Wrongdoing
Love Bears All Things, Believes All Things
Love Never Ends
For We Know Only in Part
When I Was a Child, I Spoke Like a Child
The Greatest of These Is Love