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Commentary on Galatians

Jerome

Publication Year: 2011

Jerome's Commentary on Galatians is presented here in English translation in its entirety.

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press

Front Cover

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Series Page

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Title Page

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Copyright

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Contents

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pp. v-vi

Abbreviations

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pp. vii-viii

Select Bibliography

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pp. ix-xxvi

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Introduction

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pp. 3-52

Jerome was born around 347 into an affluent Christian household in Stridon, a small and virtually unknown town on the border between the Roman provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia.2 When he was around the age of twelve, his land-owning father Eusebius sent him to Rome to receive an aristocratic secondary education in Latin grammar, literature, and rhetoric. ...

Commentary on Galatians

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pp. 53-54

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Book One (Galatians 1.1–3.9)

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pp. 55-128

It has been only a few days since I finished my commentary on Paul’s epistle to Philemon and moved on to his epistle to the Galatians, reversing my course and passing over many things in between. All of a sudden a letter arrived for me from Rome bearing the news that the venerable widow Albina has returned to the Lord ...

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Book Two (Galatians 3.10–5.6)

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pp. 129-202

In the first book of this commentary on Galatians, I discussed peculiarities endemic to each nation.1 It behooves me now to address, in the second book, what I did not cover there. Who were the Galatians? Where did they come from? With regard to the land they now inhabit, are they natives or foreign settlers? ...

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Book Three (Galatians 5.7–6.18)

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pp. 203-270

I have forged this third installment of the commentary, Paula and Eustochium, bearing in mind my own limitations and recognizing that the little sputtering stream of my meager talent barely makes a sound. Nowadays in churches the purity and simplicity of the Apostle’s words are done away with, and other qualities are in demand. ...

General Index

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pp. 271-275

Index of Holy Scripture

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pp. 276-282

Index of Greek and Hebrew Words and Phrases

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pp. 283-284


E-ISBN-13: 9780813212210
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813201214

Page Count: 283
Publication Year: 2011

Series Title: The fathers of the church ;