As a scholar, writer and ascetic, Jerome was a major intellectual force in the early Church and influenced the ideals of Christian chastity and poverty for many generations after his death. This book assembles a representative selection of his voluminous output. It will help readers to a balanced portrait of a complex and brilliant, but not always likeable man.
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This book assembles a representative selection of Jerome's voluminous output. It will help readers to a balanced portrait of a brilliant and complex man who was a major intellectual force in the early church.