Abstract

Dr. King records a short biography of the theologian Jerome.

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Jerome
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[Inserted Text in Margin: Jerome (ca 347-420) Born at Stridan] in Dalmatia: A visionary experience at Antioch in 374 determined him to devote himself to Biblical studies. In [Crossed Out: 18] 386 he founded an establishment for monks and nuns at Bethlehem, wh[ere] he spent the rest of his life. While at Rome in 383 he revised the Latin N. T. by the use of the Greek MSS. This together with a new translation of the O. T. into Latin from the Hebrew, made at Bethlehem, because the official text of the Bible in the Western Church (the Vulgate).
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