I Corinthians 13 is one of the most frequently read chapters and remains one of the most important passages in all of Scripture. Unfortunately, it also remains one of the least followed teachings in Scripture as well. Fourth Century theologian John Chrysostom, known for his eloquence in preaching, reflects here upon the true implications of St. Paul's passage and reveals why there is great importance in understanding that "the greatest of these is love." With introduction by Frederica Mathewes-Green.
Now available in a popular contemporary English translation for the first time, important reflections of St. John Chrysostom on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13. One of the most important passages in the Scriptures, I Corinthians 13 is often read and rarely followed. Medieval theologian, John Chrysostom, was called the "golden-mouthed" 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.
St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407) was the archbishop of Constantinople, and was given the Greek surname, Chrysostomos, by his contemporaries, which means golden-mouthed, for the beauty of his preaching. Churches in both the East and the West honor him as a saint.