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Part Three Of “The Catholic View of Judaism” Series 

Saint John Chrysostom was born in 347 in Antioch, Turkey and became a Catholic priest and scholar. In 397, he was appointed Archbishop of Constantinople.

He is recognized as a Doctor of the Church for his contributions to Catholic theology. He is widely known for “The Eight Homilies Against Judaizing Christians”.

In part three of the first homily, he explained:

“The Jews say that they, too, adore God. God forbid that I say that. No Jew adores God! Who say so? The Son of God say so. For He said: “If you were to know my Father, you would also know me. But you neither know me nor do you know my Father”. Could I produce a witness more trustworthy than the Son of God?

The entire source is posted on the Fordham University website, Fordham.edu.

(http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/chrysostom-jews6-homily1.asp)

In 405, Saint John Chrysostom was arrested and exiled by Byzantine Empress Aelia Eudoxia.  He died two years later but was given the Greek name “chrysostomos”, (English: Golden mouthed).

Saint John Chrysostom is widely recognized as “the greatest preacher in the early church”. 

This article is part three of “The Catholic View of Judaism” series:

Introduction: Jett & Jahn Media Presents “The Catholic View of Judaism
Saint Hippolytus & “The Expository Treatise Against Jews”
Origen Adamantius & “Contra Celsus
Saint John Chrysostom & “The Eight Homilies Against Jews”
Saint Thomas Aquinas & The Letter On Treatment of Jews
Saint John Capistrano & His Crusade Against Judaism
King Charlemagne & “Capitulary for the Jews”
Saint Gregory I & Papal Policy Toward Judaism
Pope Innocent III & Etsi non Displaceat (Though I Should Not)
Pope Honorius III & Generali Concilio (General Council)
Pope Gregory IX & Sufficere Debueret Perfidio (The Faithless Should Have Sufficient Work)
Pope Innocent IV & Impia Judeorum Perfidia (The Disrespectful, Deceitful Jews)
Pope Eugene IV & Dundum ad Nostram Audientiam (To Our Hearing)
Pope Nicholas V & Super Gregem Dominicum (Upon The Flock Of The Lord)
Pope Calixtus III & Si ad Reprimendos (If He Is Preventing…)
Pope Sixtus IV & Numquam Dubitavimus (He Never Hesitated To…)
Pope Paul IV & Cum Nimis Absurdum (Since It Is Absurd…)
Pope Pius V & Cum nos Nuper (When We Recently…)
Pope Gregory XIII & Sancta Mater Ecclesiae (Holy Mother Of The Church)
Pope Clement VIII & Cum Sapae Accidere (When The Wine Was Boiled…)
Pope Benedict XIV & Beatus Andreas (Blessed Andrew)
Conclusion: Modern Catholics & Judaism

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