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Dogmatic and Polemical Works (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 53)

Saint Jerome

Publication Year: 2010

St. Jerome's reputation rests primarily on his achievements as a translator and as a scriptural exegete. The important service that he rendered to the Church in his doctrinal works is often overlooked or minimized by those who look for originality and independence of thought

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press

Cover

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pp. i-

Frontmatter

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pp. ii-iv

Contents

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pp. v-vi

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General Introduction

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pp. vii-2

ST. JEROME'S REPUTATION rests primarily on his achievements as a translator and as a scriptural exegete. The important service that he rendered to the Church in his doctrinal works is often overlooked or minimized by those who...

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On the Perpetual Virginity of the Blessed Mary against Heldidius

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pp. 3-46

WHEN ST. JEROME arrived in Rome for his second visit in the year 382, his reputation as a scholar and ascetic and as the defender of the faith had preceded him. He had already won recognition for his translation of the...

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The Apology against the Books of Rufinus

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pp. 47-222

A YEAR AFTER ST. JEROME had written his treatise against Helvidius at Rome, Pope Damasus died and was succeeded by Pope Siricius, who was less intimate with St. Jerome. While Pope Damasus was still alive, the opposition...

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The Dialogue against the Pelagians

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pp. 223-380

THE LAST CONTROVERSY over heretics which was to engage the attention of St. Jerome and sadden the evening of his life at Bethlehem was the Pelagian, in which he seemed to have engaged rather at the instance...

General Index

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pp. 381-400

Index of Holy Scripture

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pp. 401-403


E-ISBN-13: 9780813211534
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813200538

Page Count: 423
Publication Year: 2010