Jerome of Stridon: His Life, Writings and Legacy by Josef Lössl,Andrew Cain

By Josef Lössl,Andrew Cain

This booklet assembles eighteen experiences via the world over popular students that epitomize the most recent and top advances in learn at the maximum polymath in Latin Christian antiquity, Jerome of Stridon (c.346-420) generally often called "Saint Jerome." it's divided into 3 sections which discover issues equivalent to the underlying motivations in the back of Jerome's paintings as a hagiographer, letter-writer, theological controversialist, translator and exegete of the Bible, his linguistic competence in Greek, Hebrew, and Syriac, his family to modern Jews and Judaism in addition to to the Greek and Latin patristic traditions, and his reception in either the East and West in past due antiquity down in the course of the Protestant Reformation. common debates are re-opened, hitherto uncharted terrain is explored, and difficulties outdated and new are posed and solved with using leading edge methodologies. This enormous quantity is an imperative source not just for experts on Jerome but in addition for college kids and students who domesticate pursuits generally within the background, faith, society, and literature of the past due vintage Christian world.

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