skip to content
The letters of Jerome : asceticism, biblical exegesis, and the construction of Christian authority in late antiquity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Andrew Cain
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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, exploring how and why Jerome used letter writing as a means to bid for status as an expert on the Bible and ascetic spirituality. - ;In the centuries following his death, Jerome (c.347-420) was  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cain, Andrew.
Letters of Jerome.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008046067
(OCoLC)251214239
Named Person: Jerome, Saint; Jerome, Saint; Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Cain
ISBN: 9780191568411 0191568414
OCLC Number: 326881739
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 286 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. 'The Voice of One Calling in the Desert'; 2. A Pope and His Scholar; 3. Claiming Marcella; 4. Expulsion from Rome; 5. The Embattled Ascetic Sage; 6. The Exegetical Letters; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Ancient Sources.
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: Andrew Cain.
More information:

Abstract:

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  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

As a contribution to the study of Jerome, Andrew Cain's book is a lively, readable, and valuable addition to a well-established field. As a contribution to the historical study of epistolography it Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/326881739>
library:oclcnum"326881739"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:valueUnknown value: dct
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2009"
schema:description"List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. 'The Voice of One Calling in the Desert'; 2. A Pope and His Scholar; 3. Claiming Marcella; 4. Expulsion from Rome; 5. The Embattled Ascetic Sage; 6. The Exegetical Letters; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Ancient Sources."@en
schema:description"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 status as an expert on the Bible and ascetic spirituality. - ;In the centuries following his death, Jerome (c.347-420) was venerated as a saint and as one of the four Doctors of the Latin church. In his own lifetime, however, he was a severely marginalized figure whose intellectual and spiritual authority did n."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793110903>
schema:genre"Records and correspondence"@en
schema:genre"Electronic books"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"The letters of Jerome asceticism, biblical exegesis, and the construction of Christian authority in late antiquity"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=271297>
schema:url<http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/oso/public/content/religion/9780199563555/toc.html>
schema:url<http://books.google.com/books?id=0FDZAAAAMAAJ>
schema:url<http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/251214239.html>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=430709>
schema:url<http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563555.001.0001>
schema:url<http://www.myilibrary.com?id=205346>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10288302>
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.