41—Chrysostom (Part 1): Golden Mouth & Golden Mysteries
By Mike Aquilina ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 16, 2021 | In Way of the Fathers (Podcast)
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Chrysostom means “golden mouth,” and only one man has credibly borne the title. John Chrysostom may have been the greatest pulpit preacher in Church history. In his lifetime he was also renowned for his asceticism and spiritual counsel. In recent years, however, he’s been maligned—and mischaracterized—for his views on marriage and sex. Here we set the record straight with an account of his developing understanding of the one-flesh union and its particular graces.
Works by John Chrysostom https://www.catholicculture.org/search/searchResults.cfm?querynum=1&searchid=2123634&page=1&showcount=10
John Chrysostom, On Marriage and Family Life https://www.amazon.com/Marriage-Family-English-Ancient-Greek/dp/0913836869
John Chrysostom, a brief selection of quotations on marriage http://www.scborromeo.org/papers/St.%20John%20Chrysostom%20on%20Marriage.pdf
John Chrysostom, Two Letters to Theodore After His Fall https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/fathers/view.cfm?recnum=2059
Palladius, Dialogue concerning the Life of St. John Chrysostom https://www.tertullian.org/fathers/palladius_dialogus_02_text.htm
J.N.D. Kelly, Golden Mouth: The Story of John Chrysostom―Ascetic, Preacher, Bishop https://www.amazon.com/Golden-Mouth-Chrysostom_Ascetic-Preacher-Bishop/dp/0801485738/
Mike Aquilina’s website https://fathersofthechurch.com
Mike Aquilina’s books https://catholicbooksdirect.com/writer/mike-aquilina/
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