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During this period the exegetical vocation of St. Jerome asserted itself under the influence of Pope Damasus, and took definite shape when the opposition of the ecclesiastics of Rome compelled the caustic Dalmatian to renounce ecclesiastical advancement and retire to Bethlehem.
Jerome recognizes the legitimacy of marriage, but he uses concerning it certain disparaging expressions which were criticized by contemporaries and for which he has given no satisfactory explanation.
Jerome was involved in one of the most violent episodes of that struggle, which agitated the Church from Origen's lifetime until the Fifth Ecumenical Council (553).
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  Jerome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerome was born at Stridon, on the border between Pannonia and Dalmatia (most likely modern Grahovopolje in Bosnia and Herzegovina), in the second quarter of the fourth century.
Jerome was born to Christian parents, but was not baptized until about 360, when he had gone to Rome with his friend Bonosus to pursue his rhetorical and philosophical studies.
Jerome's letters or epistles, both by the great variety of their subjects and by their qualities of style, form the most interesting portion of his literary remains.
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 St. Jerome
Jerome consented to ordination only on condition that he should not be obliged to serve in any church, knowing that his true vocation was to be a monk and recluse.
Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the churchmen greatly distressed by the quarrel between Jerome and Rufinus, and became unwillingly involved in a controversy with Jerome.
Jerome has been a popular subject with artists, who have pictured him in the desert, as a scholar in his study, and sometimes in the robes of a cardinal, because of his services for Pope Damasus; often too he is shown with a lion, from whose paw, according to legend, he once drew a thorn.
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 St. Jerome - Catholic Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jerome consented to ordination only on condition that he should not be obliged to serve in any church, knowing that his true vocation was to be a monk and recluse.
Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the churchmen greatly distressed by the quarrel between Jerome and Rufinus, and became unwillingly involved in a controversy with Jerome.
Jerome has been a popular subject with artists, who have pictured him in the desert, as a scholar in his study, and sometimes in the robes of a cardinal, because of his services for Pope Damasus; often too he is shown with a lion, from whose paw, according to legend, he once drew a thorn.
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 Jerome, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Jerome was spiritual adviser to a number of noble ladies leading conventual lives, among whom the most eminent was St. Paula.
Jerome was involved in many theological and scholarly controversies, even with a long-established friend such as Rufinus.
Jerome is buried in the Church of St. Mary Major in Rome.
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 The Ecole Initiative: Jerome
Saint Jerome (Eusebius Hieronymus), magisterial biblical scholar, literary artist, and advocate of asceticism, is traditionally classed as one of the "doctors" of the Latin church.
Jerome's relations with Paula in particular seemed to sit oddly with his denunciations of clerical indulgence and his impassioned advocacy of self-denial.
A monastery and a convent were built courtesy of Paula's wealth, and Jerome presided over a fairly liberal ascetic regime for the remainder of his life, devoting his energies to the kind of intense scholarly activities and spiritual discipline to which he had always been inclined.
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 Sandy Cove- "Jerome"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jerome seemed fond of children and wary of strangers but in appearance and manner was a gentleman and easy to care for.
Jerome died in April, 1912 and took with him the secret of his mutilation and of his mysterious arrival on the Bay of Fundy shore.
Jerome's Rock can still be seen jutting out of the sand on beautiful Bay of Fundy beach in Sandy Cove, if only that rock could speak what a tale it would tell.
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 Tourism Information for Jerome Arizona, the Mile High Town with 50 Mile Views
Once known as the wickedest town in the west, Jerome was a copper mining camp, growing from a settlement of tents to a roaring mining community.
Jerome is an enchanting town, and a photographer's paradise.
Jerome is located in the heart of northern Arizona only 90 miles from Phoenix, 60 miles from Flagstaff, 20 miles from Sedona, 30 miles from Prescott, 20 miles from Camp Verde, 10 miles from Cottonwood and about 6 miles from Clarkdale.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Jerome
In the remotest part of a wild and stony desert, burnt up with the heat of the scorching sun so that it frightens even the monks that inhabit it, I seemed to myself to be in the midst of the delights and crowds of Rome.
When thus habited, his symbol was a church in his hand, emblematic of his importance to the universal Church.
Saint Jerome is also seen as a penitent, or again, with a book and pen, attended by a lion.
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 Saint Jerome
Jerome was born in Stridon, on the border of the Roman provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia, about 347.
Jerome fixed his residence at Bethlehem in 386, after Paula (later Saint Paula) founded four convents there, three for nuns and one for monks; the latter was governed by Jerome himself.
Although this threat was averted, Jerome's later years were overshadowed by the sack of Rome in 410, the death of Paula and her daughter, and his own increasing isolation.
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 Jerome - Arizona Ghost Town
Jerome's post office was established September 10, 1883 and has never been discontinued.
Jerome is a well spent trip and is highly recommended.
In 1882, United Ver-de Copper Com-pany was grounded by James A. McDonald, Eugene Jerome from New York and Governor Tritle of Arizona.
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 Jerome, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jerome is a city located in Jerome County, Idaho.
The city is the county seat of Jerome County
Jerome is located at 42°43'29" North, 114°31'3" West (42.724622, -114.517543)
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 Jerome Arizona historic town
Jerome was built on the most level spot on Cleopatra Hill.
In 1900, Jerome was the fourth-largest city in the Arizona Territory.
In 1894, after a severe fire, the mine, which had been producing an astonishing 3 million pounds of copper per month, could no longer be worked by underground methods and a change to open pit mining took place.
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 JEROME, Arizona
Jerome's modern history began in 1876 when three anglo prospectors staked the first claims on rich copper deposits in the area.
Jerome grew rapidly from tent city to prosperous company town with frame and brick buildings, and could boast of two churches, an opera house, a school, and several civic buildings.
Jerome was the talk of the Territory...boom town of its time...darling of promoters and investors.
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 Jerome, Scholar, Translator, and Theologian
Jerome was the foremost biblical scholar of the ancient Church.
Jerome was born in about 347, and was converted and baptized during his student days in Rome.
Jerome was well versed in classical Latin (as well as Greek and Hebrew), but deliberately translated the Bible into the style of Latin that was actually spoken and written by the majority of persons in his own time.
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One evening at dusk St. Jerome sat with his fellow monk in his monastery in Jerusalem listening to the lesson of the day, when a mighty lion came in limping on three paws, holding the fourth caught up.
When Jerome and the monks saw him, they concluded his guilt grew from having allowed his savage nature to overtake his gentleness; that he had killed hte donkey.
Jerome responded, "This that you ask is indeed not right, for it would seem a great hardship that we who ought to have compassionon others and relieve their necessities by our own giving, should bear so heavy on you, taking your property away from you when we are not in need of it."
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 Jerome, A Poor Man
Jerome stood with his shoulders back, and seemed to look down at her from his superior height of courageous spirit, though she was as tall as he.
Jerome waited until she was out of sight, gave one last look down the road to be sure no other invaders were approaching his fortress, and then went on to the barn.
Jerome, leading the horse, walked back to the barn in his father's old tracks, with his father's old gait, reproducing the dead with the unconscious mimicry of the living, while the two women across the field watched him from their window.
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 St. Jerome: The Perils of a Bible Translator - September 1997 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
When Jerome awoke, he promised to read the books of God with greater fervor than he devoted to his study of “the books of men.” Jerome was uniquely prepared to translate the Scriptures into Latin because he was both a Christian and a Ciceronian.
This experience led Jerome to commit himself to a project that occupied him for more than 20 years and proved to be his lasting claim to fame: the translation of other parts of the Bible from the original languages into Latin.
Jerome believed that a good translator will give the new language equal weight with the original and will try to make the translation equivalent to the original not just in meaning but also in quality of style.
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Sep1997/feature2.asp   (3533 words)

 Jerome Home - Independent and Assisted Living in New Britain, CT
Jerome Home also offers short-term rehabilitation and out-patient services for people after hospitalization, to support the transition from hospital to home.
Jerome Home is a not for profit member of the Central Connecticut Health Alliance affiliated with Hospital of Central Connecticut.
Jerome Home provides an environment designed to promote independence, wellness and dignity in an atmosphere of warmth, caring and respect.
www.jeromehome.com   (166 words)

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It is our goal to provide you with as much information as possible so you can plan your trip to our town.
Jerome is open year round and offers visitors a wide variety of activities in which to indulge.
Whether it is a long weekend get-away at a local bed and breakfast/hotel, or just a day trip to check out the shops and galleries, come and get a bite to eat at one of our many fine restaurants, while you enjoy the view.
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 Jerome, Arizona (DesertUSA)
Early on, Jerome became a melting pot of settlers from abroad, immigrants from every corner of the globe seeking work and chasing the dream of quick fortune.
Jerome was ravaged by a number of fires in its early beginnings.
Jerome and the Verde Valley are surrounded by the Prescott and Coconino National Forests.
www.desertusa.com /mag98/oct/stories/jerome.html   (1559 words)

 Christian History - Jerome - 131 Christians Everyone Should Know
Jerome was also an extreme ascetic with a nasty disposition who showered his opponents with sarcasm and invective.
Jerome was born to wealthy Christian parents in Stridon, Dalmatia (near modern Ljubljana, Slovenia), and educated in Rome, where he studied grammar, rhetoric, and philosophy.
Jerome's work became so widely revered that until the Reformation, translators worked from the Vulgate; not for a thousand years did scholars again translate directly from the Greek New Testament.
www.christianitytoday.com /history/special/131christians/jerome.html   (1294 words)

 Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series II, Vol. VI
Jerome subsequently speaks of him as "a distinguished monk so pitiful to the needy that he was generally known as the father of the poor." (Chron.
Jerome once more refers to his baptism at Rome, and declares that his one answer to the factions at Antioch is, "He who clings to the chair of Peter is accepted by me." Written from the desert in the year 377 or 378.
In it Jerome lays down at great length (1) the motives which ought to actuate those who devote themselves to a life of virginity, and (2) the rules by which they ought to regulate their daily conduct.
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 jerome: Tourism Information for Jerome Arizona, the Mile High Town with 50 Mil
A profile of the central Arizona mining town of Jerome, Arizona, the town with the billion-dollar view.
Explore historic Jerome and enjoy the attractions and history this ghost town and areas nearby.
The Author and the Books Jerome Doolittle is a former reporter, columnist, and editor for the Washington Daily News and the Washington Post.
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 National Park Service: Confinement and Ethnicity (Chapter 7)
The Jerome Relocation Center was located in Chicot and Drew Counties, Arkansas, 18 miles south of McGehee and 120 miles southeast of Little Rock.
Jerome was the last of the relocation centers to open and, in June 1944, the first to close.
Jerome was chosen for closure for three reasons: it was the least developed of the relocation centers, it had one of the smallest populations, and the nearby Rohwer Relocation Center could absorb most of the Jerome residents reducing the amount of transportation needed.
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 Three Early Biblical Translations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jerome's earliest translations of the Hebrew Bible were based upon Origen's revisions of the Septuagint; however around 393 he turned to manuscripts written in the original Hebrew.
Augustine argued that, by using Hebrew manuscripts, Jerome was driving a wedge between Christians of the East and West because the Greek-speaking Christians of the East were using the Septuagint.
To illustrate the folly of Jerome’s approach, Augustine told him the tale of a bishop from Tripoli who authorized Jerome’s new translation for use in his church.
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