The letters of Jerome asceticism, biblical exegesis, and the construction of Christian authority in late antiquity

In life Jerome's authority was frequently questioned, yet following his death he was venerated as a saint. Andrew Cain systematically examines Jerome's idealized self-presentation across the extant epistolary corpus

Main Author: Cain, Andrew
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, 2009
Series:Oxford early Christian studies / Oxford early Christian studies
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In life Jerome's authority was frequently questioned, yet following his death he was venerated as a saint. Andrew Cain systematically examines Jerome's idealized self-presentation across the extant epistolary corpus
Physical Description:xiv, 286 p.
ISBN:9780191721250
0191721255