GONE IS THE FASTING  of the Jews, 1 or rather, the drunkenness of the Jews. 2 Yes, it is possible to be drunk without wine; it is possible for a sober man to act as if he is drunk and to revel like a prodigal. If a man could not get drunk without wine, the prophet would never have said: "Woe to those who are drunk not from wine;" 3 if a man could not get drunk without wine, Paul would never have said: "Do not be drunk with wine." 4 For he said this as if there were a possibi‐____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Discourses against Judaizing Christians. Contributors: Saint John Chrysostom - Author, Paul W. Harkins - Translator. Publisher: Catholic University of America Press. Place of publication: Washington, DC. Publication year: 1979. Page number: 205.
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