Sacrament of Marriage

Sacrament of Marriage


On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we hear from David Ford on the high esteem in which St. John Chrysostom held the Sacrament of Marriage.

About author

David Ford

David C. Ford, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., his Master of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Ok., and his Ph.D. from Drew University in Madison, N.J.

He has published two books, Marriage as a Path to Holiness: Lives of Married Saints (co-authored with his wife, Dr. Mary Ford) and Women and Men in the Early Church: The Full Views of Saint John Chrysostom, and the booklet Prayer and the Departed Saints.