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[[Image:Lindisfarne_CemeteryJohn_of_Damascus.jpg|100px|left]]Our venerable and God-bearing Father '''John of Damascus'''(c. 676 - [[LindisfarneDecember 5]]''', 749) was also called known as '''Holy Island'John Damascene, Chrysorrhoas,'' "streaming with gold," (variant spellingi.e., the golden speaker). He was born and raised in Damascus, in all probability at the [[Monastery of Saint Sabbas]] (''LindesfarneMar Saba''), is South East of Jerusalem. He died in 749 as a tidal island off the northeast coast revered Father of England, which is connected to the mainland of Northumberland by a causewayChurch, and is cut off twice a day by tides. In the 2001 census it had a usual population of 162with his feast celebrated on [[December 4]].
The [[monastery]] John's family had a high position in the Muslim rulers of Damascus, and on the death of Lindisfarne his father was founded by Stmade chief councillor of Damascus. [[Aidan Around this time, the burst of Lindisfarne]], who had been sent from insurgence by the [[Ionaiconoclasm|iconoclasts]]began to appear in the form of heresy, off which disturbed the Church of the west coast East. In 726, in disregard of Scotland to Northumbria at the request protests of King St. Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople, Emperor [[Oswald of NorthumbriaLeo the Isaurian]] around 635 issued his first edict against the veneration of images and their exhibition in public places. A.D. It became the base for Christian evangelism talented writer and in the North secure surroundings of Englandthe caliph's court, and also sent a successful mission to Mercia''John de Damascene'' initiated his literary defense against the monarch in three ''Apologetic Treatises against those Decrying the Holy Images''. Monks from This was the community earliest of [[Iona]] settled on his works and the islandone which earned him a reputation.
Recently Lindisfarne has become Unable to punish the centre for writer openly, Leo the Isaurian forged a letter from John to the revival Isaurian monarch offering to betray the city of so-called "Celtic Christianity" in Damascus. Despite John's plea of innocence, the North caliph dismissed his plea and discharged him from his post, ordering his writing hand to be severed at the wrist. His hand was miraculously restored after fervent prayer before an icon of England; the minister Virgin Mary, and at this point the caliph was convinced of his innocence and wished to reinstate him to his former office. However, John then retired to the church there is [[Monastery of Saint Sabbas]] near Jerusalem, where he continued to produce a well-known author stream of commentaries, hymns and apologetic writings, including the [[Oktoechos]] (the Church's service book of Celtic Christian books eight tones) and prayers. Following from this Lindisfarne has become ''An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith'', a popular retreat center, as well as holiday destinationsummary of the dogmatic writings of the Early Church Fathers.
 '''''Recently featured:''''' [[Lindisfarne]], [[Edward the Martyr]], [[Victor Pokrovsky]], [[Akathist]], [[Apostles]], [[Irene Chrysovalantou]], [[Paschal greeting]]. ''Newly [[:Category:Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented every '''Friday'''.''
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