John Chrysostom

Romans 15-16, pt.2

In commenting on Romans 16:6, Chrysostom says  “How is this? A woman again is honored and proclaimed victorious.  Again, we men are put to shame. . . . For an honor, we men have in that there are such women amongst us.”

Romans 12, pt.1

Paul speaks of an inner transformation from the “I” towards God and shows how this metamorphosis demonstrates itself within the community of believers which overcomes all divisions through humility and mutual respect culminating in a zealous love for one another