Tag Archives: SAINT JOHN OF DAMASCUS

O AGIOS CHRYSOROAS (blast)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 1/02/19) John of Damascus and the Umayyad Dynasty As was previously mentioned, the Muslim authorities commenced in translating the financial records into Arabic, in Damascus as well as in many of the surrounding states. Yet while doing … Continue reading

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O AGIOS CHRYSOROAS (a)

Asad Rustum on St. John of Damascus Now this is a first for me, but David, a loyal reader of this blog and author of the blog Flow of Consciousness, has posted this with the express wishes that I re-post it. What follows is … Continue reading

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St. John of Damascus’s Critique of Islam AS A CHRISTIANIC HERESY

The following passage is from Saint John’s monumental work, the Fount of Knowledge, part two entitled Heresies in Epitome: How They Began and Whence They Drew Their Origin. It is usually just cited as Heresies. The translator’s introduction points out … Continue reading

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