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, exploring how and why Jerome used letter writing as a means to bid for st...

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Main Author: Cain, Andrew
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009.
Series:Oxford Early Christian Studies
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