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Title: Patterns of Slavery and Freedom in a Changing World. Chrysostom's Commentary on Paul's Epistle to Philemon Revisited
Authors: Ayuch, Daniel Alberto 
Affiliations: Institute of Theology 
Keywords: Patristics
New Testament
History of Slavery
Apostle Paul
Pauline Letters
John Chrysostom
Biblical Hermeneutics
Issue Date: 2016
Part of: حوليات معهد القديس يوحنا الدمشقي اللاهوتي
Issue: 11
Start page: 49
End page: 63
Abstract: 
During his Antiochian Period, St John Chrysostom gave three homilies on the Letter to ‎Philemon, which reveal the Saints standpoint from slavery, a deep-rooted institution in ‎Antioch and the Eastern Roman Empire of that period. The political system in the region was ‎changing into the Byzantine Era and Christianity was expanding progressively in the city. ‎However, it was not easy for Chrysostom to move his audience to foster the liberation of ‎slaves and to deal with all humankind with equity. A task that had been already difficult for ‎the Apostle Paul was still so for Saint John. Nowadays, several forms of slavery still blight ‎our global and local society, a fact that challenges Christians again to engage for freedom ‎and equity all over the world. This paper studies the three homilies searching for the Pauline ‎fundamentals as detected by Chrysostom in order to define modern patterns to fight against ‎all forms of slavery, including forced labor and human trafficking.‎.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/2365
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Institute of Theology

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