Category Archives: Early Church Writings

Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 4

Remember, although I attempted to provide a footnote for all words used 20x or less in the New Testament with a gloss, I may have missed some. Also, you may not know all words used more than 20x in the … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 3

Remember, although I attempted to provide a footnote for all words used 20x or less in the New Testament with a gloss, I may have missed some. Also, you may not know all words used more than 20x in the … Continue reading

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Jerome’s Justification of Jonah’s Flight

I am currently reading Barbara Green’s work Jonah’s Journeys in Liturgical Press’s Interfaces series. Green’s work centers around asking and providing some answers for three avenues of studies in Jonah: behind the text (historical considerations), within the text (the literary facets of the … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 2

Remember, although I attempted to provide a footnote for all words used 20x or less in the New Testament with a gloss, I may have missed some. Also, you may not know all words used more than 20x in the … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 1

Today is the beginning of a year-long series I will call “Translation Tuesday.” The goal: to translate through John Chrysostom’s 13 homilies on Philippians. We will use v. 62 of Migne’s text, which can be found here. I will use … Continue reading

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QOTD: Theodore of Mopsuestia

There are therefore two things that contribute to a person’s attaining beatitude: correct views on doctrine, for the purpose of having a dutiful and upright attitude toward God, and a disciplined moral upbringing, for living in an honorable and sound … Continue reading

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Progress on Chyrsostom Project

Two days ago I introduced my plans to read through Chrysostom in a year. Yesterday, I mentioned the possibility of crowdsourcing the task of morphological tagging the text. I did the first paragraph as an example. For those of you … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Chrysosotom

For a long time I have thought it would be a great thing to have the Migne Greek Father and Latin Father series digitized, tagged, and translated. It was brought to my attention that Logos plans on releasing the Greek … Continue reading

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Chrysostom’s Homilies on Philippians in a Year

I plan on reading through Chrysostom’s homilies on Philippians in a year. You can join me if you want. Over the next month, I will be hard at work typing up Migne’s text of these homilies, and dividing them up … Continue reading

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Chrysostom’s Got Style

I picked up this volume of John Chrysostom’s homilies on Philippians at SBL this year. The text is a diglot (the original Greek text is on the left page; the English translation is on the right). I recently finished translating … Continue reading

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