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Preaching and Christianization: reading the sermons of John Chrysostom

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The rise of Late Antiquity as a separate discipline, with its focus on social history, has meant that the vast homiletic corpus of John Chrysostom has received renewed attention as a source for the wider cultural and historical context within which his sermons were preached. Recent studies have demonstrated the exciting potential his sermons have to shed light on aspects of daily life, popular attitudes and practices of lay piety. In short, Chrysostom's sermons have been recognised as a va...

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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-07-07

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