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The Principal Works of St. Jerome (Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series #6)
Saint Jerome (c. 347 – 30 September 420) (formerly Saint Hierom) (Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: Εὐσέβιος Σωφρόνιος Ἱερώνυμος) was an Illyrian Christian priest and apologist. He was the son of Eusebius, of the city of Stridon, which was on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia (and was overthrown by the Goths). He is best known for his new translation of the B ...more
(first published June 1956)
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Nov 08, 2015 Jeni Enjaian rated it liked it · review of another edition
I come once again to those books where I am not nearly qualified to review nor spend enough time in detailed reading to review. These free PDFs available online and are excellent resources for those interested in the church fathers and definitely an excellent resource for those studying anything to do with the period. These few words will have to suffice.
I'll give Jerome credit for not calling marriage and a non-ascetic lifestyle sinful, but I get the feeling that he really wanted to. Virginity and ascetic self-denial for the sake of the gospel are great and holy callings, but not (as Jerome thinks) the normal Christian life.
St. Jerome (born c. 347) (formerly Saint Hierom) (Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: Εὐσέβιος Σωφρόνιος Ἱερώνυμος) was a Roman Christian priest, confessor, theologian and historian, and who became a Doctor of the Church. He was the son of Eusebius, of the city of Stridon, which was on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia (possibly in modern Croatia or Slovenia). He is best known for his ...moreMore about Jerome...
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