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John of Damascus, St

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Definition of John of Damascus, St in English:

( Circa 675-circa 749), Syrian theologian and Doctor of the Church. A champion of image worship against the iconoclasts, he wrote the influential encyclopedic work on Christian theology The Fount of Wisdom. Feast day, 4 December.

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