Chrysostomosbilder in 1600 Jahren: Facetten der Wirkungsgeschichte Eines Kirchenvaters

Chrysostomosbilder in 1600 Jahren: Facetten der Wirkungsgeschichte Eines Kirchenvaters

Hardback Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte Language: English / German

Edited by Martin Wallraff, Edited by Rudolf Brndle, Edited by Rudolf Brandle

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  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • Format: Hardback | 466 pages
  • Language: English / German
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 234mm x 30mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Berlin/Boston
  • ISBN 10: 311019824X
  • ISBN 13: 9783110198249
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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The Church Father John Chrysostom died 1600 years ago. Hardly any Christian from Antiquity has done more to form the identity of the most varied church traditions right up to the present day. While Protestants honour him as a preacher (hence the honorific Chrysostomos? Golden-mouthed ), the Orthodox Churches know him as the progenitor of their Sunday liturgy (Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom). The volume provides an insight into the many facets of the history of this figure's influence."

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Martin Wallraffund Rudolf Brandle, Universitat Basel, Schweiz."

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"Umfangreiche Zitate und Literaturhinweise in den Fu noten, eine ausf hrliche Bibliographie zur Orthodoxie, der Stellenindex zur Bibel sowie den griechischen und lateinischen Autoren sowie ein Abbildungs- und Autorenverzeichnis runden den Band ab, der dem Leser einenfundierten Einblick in Werk und Wirkungsgeschichte des Kirchenvaters bietet. F r die 45 farbigen Abbildungen zur Ikonographie des Johannes Chrysostomus werden die Leserinnen und Leser besonders dankbar sein."Gabriele Ziegler in: Erbe und Auftrag 4.85/2009 "This collection of articles, which includes more than forty illustrations and an index locorum, will be useful not just for students of Chrysostom, but for anyone interested in the emergence and development of patristic tradition."Arnoud Visser in: The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 1-4/2009