September 13 – Church of the Resurrection; John Chrysostom

The Church of the Resurrection was consecrated on this day in 335. After Jerusalem was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD, many holy places commemorated by Christians and Jews—the Temple, the Holy Sepulcher, the 7–11 where Ezekiel once bought a Slurpee—were destroyed, paved over, and/or replaced with pagan shrines, temples, etc. When Constantine edictified… Continue reading September 13 – Church of the Resurrection; John Chrysostom