Category Archives: Early Church Writings

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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QOTD: Melito of Sardis

Meltio of Sardis On Pascha 30-33 Such was the calamity which surrounded Egypt, and made her suddenly childless. Israel was guarded by the slaughter of the sheep, and was illuminated by the shedding of blood, and the death of the sheep … Continue reading

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