November 27 – James the Persian; Barlaam and Josaphat

James the Persian (d. 421) is also known as James Intercisus, which means “cut into pieces.” If this squigs you out, you have our permission to skip to the next saints. James came from a devout Christian family, which was a dangerous thing to do (be?) in that spatiotemporal vicinity. Nonetheless, he and his unnamed… Continue reading November 27 – James the Persian; Barlaam and Josaphat