Saint Lucian the Martyr of Antioch

Christian Saints Podcast

Oct 21 2023 • 30 mins

Saint Lucian the Martyr of Antioch (Oct 15)

Reference materials for this episode:
https://www.antiochpatriarchate.org/en/page/806/ - saint’s biography
http://nttextualcriticism.blogspot.com/2011/06/metzger-on-lucianic-recension.html - analysis of Saint Jerome’s (and others) comments about the Lucian recension
https://www.tertullian.org/decretum_eng.htm - translation of the Decretum Gelasianum
https://www.tertullian.org/fathers/jerome_preface_gospels.htm - complete translation of the preface to Jerome’s four gospels
https://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2009/10/orthodoxy-of-lucian-of-antioch.html - Lucian being accepted back into the church when it is clear his theology is sound rather than because he recanted previous error
https://christianpublishinghouse.co/2019/09/07/lucian-of-antioch-c-240-312-c-e-the-path-to-the-byzantine-text/ - suggests Lucian had to be corrected & his conciliatory statement was humble repentance
https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/3801.htm - canons of the Council of Nicaea, including the synodal letter condemning Arius, Lucian’s name is nowhere here
https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Lucian_of_Antioch - indicates Lucian’s students being accepted by eastern bishops
https://catholic.net/op/articles/1642/cat/1205/st-lucian-of-antioch.html - mentions Lucian being excommunicated, refers to Lucian as potentially a heretic, also contains extended section about Lucian’s witness during his torture
http://ww1.antiochian.org/orthodox-prayers/preparation-holy-communion - pre-communion prayers
http://ww1.antiochian.org/orthodox-prayers/thanksgiving-after-communion - post-communion prayers

Scripture citations for this episode:
Genesis 3 - the brazen serpent, the devil, becomes the ruler of D


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