None of the Fathers of the early church is better known or loved than St. John Chrysostom, and none of his works is more popular than ON THE PRIESTHOOD. Its stylistic brilliance demonstrates the appropriateness of St. John’s enduring title, "the golden-mouthed." Chrysostom’s unique gift for linking concrete observation and theological vision is nowhere more evident than in this book. Its presence helps to account for the work’s power to inspire and challenge Christians in all ages. Paper.