St. John of Damascus   1 comment


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St. John of Damascus (675 or 676-749 or 754 or 780) was an influential theologian, monk, priest, orator, poet, hymn writer.  Some of his texts, in English translations, have enriched English-language hymnody, especially in Anglican traditions, since the 1800s.


Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain:

Thou Hallowed Chosen Morn of Praise:

What Sweet of Life Endureth:


Posted September 21, 2016 by neatnik2009 in Sources JK

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  1. Pingback: Feast of Sts. John of Damascus and Cosmas of Maiuma (December 4) | SUNDRY THOUGHTS

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