Dr. Jeannie Constantinou - Chrysostom’s Lenten Lessons from Genesis #1: On Fasting
March 12, 2009 Length: 19:59The first commandment God ever gave was to fast. Via the insights of St. John Chrysostom, Jeannie explains how fasting leaves the faculty of "reason" nimble.
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