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St John Chrysostom was born in Antioch in the yearAD His father died soon after his birth and he was raised by his deeply pious mother Under her influence St John became devout as well, and took to studying scripture under the guidance of the bishop of Antioch who would later be the one to baptize himSt John was drawn to become a monk, and when he mother died he withdrew to the wilderness There he wrote a number of works on the ascetic life After a number of years he went to a cave to live in complete silence He lasted for two years until his health declined and he was forced to come back into the world He was ordained a priest in , and eventually earned the name, Chrysostom Golden Mouthed for his brilliant sermons He was known for his love of scripture, and many of his sermons were compiled into commentariesInhe was chosen to be the bishop of Constantinople, which was perhaps the most important Christian office of its day Although an extremely busy position, he nevertheless continued his literary output in the form of sermons, which he delivered in the great church, Hagia Sofia Unfortunately his often fiery sermons did not sit well with the royal court He was banished from the city once by the empress Then a second time the empress had him removed and forcibly walked to a remote location St John did not survive the journey and died on Sept , St John Chrysostom left a tremendous mark on the Christian church His liturgy is celebrated by Eastern Orthodox Christians almost every Sunday, and his homilies are considered by many to be the best every producedThis collection brings together the full range of his extant works in the English language The following works are providedHomilies on the Gospel of St Matthew Homilies on Acts Homilies on Romans Homilies on First Corinthians Homilies on Second Corinthians Homilies on Ephesians Homilies on Philippians Homilies on Colossians Homilies on First Thessalonians Homilies on Second Thessalonians Homilies on First Timothy Homilies on Second Timothy Homilies on Titus Homilies on Philemon Commentary on Galatians Homilies on the Gospel of John Homilies on the Epistle to the Hebrews Homilies on the Statues No One Can Harm the Man Who Does Not Injure Himself Two Letters to Theodore After His Fall Letter to a Young Widow Homily on St Ignatius Homily on St Babylas Homily Concerning Lowliness of Mind Instructions to Catechumens Three Homilies on the Power of Satan Homily on the Passage Father, if it be possible Homily on the Paralytic Lowered Through the Roof Homily on the Passage If your enemy hunger, feed him Homily Against Publishing the Errors of the Brethren First Homily on Eutropius Second Homily on Eutropius After His CaptivityFour Letters to Olympias Letter to Some Priests of Antioch Correspondence with Pope Innocent I On the Priesthood