1. Fifth Annual Conference of the Sophia Institute

    Theme: Love Marriage and Family in the Early and Eastern Church

    Date: Friday, December 7 from 9:00-6:00.

    Further information available by clicking here.

    NAPS members who desire further information may contact John McGuckin by email ().


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  3. Conference: Pagans & Christians in Late Antique Rome: Interpreting the Evidence


    Rome, 20-21 September 2012

    Palazzo Falconieri, Accademia d’Ungheria, Via Giulia 1, Roma

    See more for the conference schedule.


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  5. Transformed in Christ: Christology & the Christian Life in John Chrysostom

    Book Description (from the author): Scholarly readings of John Chrysostom’s Christology seldom examine the intimate relationship that exists between his doctrinal, sacramental, and praxeological views. The vital correlation between exegesis and praxis in patristic thought must be taken into consideration in any evaluation of christological positions. Chrysostom’s doctrine of Christ is intricately bound to life in the church. Within this conceptual framework, Chrysostom’s commentaries on John’s Gospel and Hebrews are examined. The christological portrait, which emerges from this oeuvre, is a depiction of the personal continuity of the divine Son in Christ; his sacramental presence in the church, the body of Christ; and his transforming work in the Christian, to the likeness of Christ. This persuasive study demonstrates that Chrysostom’s view of the Christian life is the outworking of his exegetically informed and pastorally rich christological doctrine.

    Bibliography: Naidu, Ashish J. Transformed in Christ: Christology and the Christian Life in John Chrysostom. Princeton Theological Monograph Series. Pickwick Publications. Eugene, OR, 2012.

    Author: Ashish J. Naidu is Associate Professor of Theology at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA. 


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