“Jerome (in Latin, Eusebius Hieronymus) was one of the most important scholars of the early Christian Church. His translation of the Bible into Latin would become the standard edition throughout the Middle Ages, and his viewpoints on monasticism would be influential over the centuries. (more…)
“Ecclesiastical rank does not make a man a Christian. The centurion Cornelius was still a heathen when he was cleansed by the gift of the Holy Spirit. Daniel was but a child when he judged the elders. Amos was plucking blackberries when in a moment he was made a prophet. David was only a shepherd when he was chosen to be king. The least of his disciples was the one whom Jesus loved most. My brother, sit down in the lower place… ”
St. Jerome, Letter 14 to To Heliodorus, a Monk
- Biography of Saint Jerome in The Golden Legend
- St. Jerome’s depiction in iconography
- The Commemoration of Saint Jerome.
- Chronological bibliography of St. Jerome’s works with links to the works themselves.
- The Principal Works of St. Jerome at Christian Classics Ethereal Library online. (Download available.)