Students and scholars alike will reap benefits from this book: the former for the clear introduction it provides to broader issues pertaining to the early Christian Church; the latter for the new lights it sheds on Theodore of Mopsuestia himself, and the role of the Christian community at large in the Christianization of the Roman Empire.
Daniel L. Schwartz. Paideia and Cult: Christian Initiation in Theodore of Mopsuestia. Hellenic Studies Series, 57. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.