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Monk and the Book Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship

ISBN-10: 0226899004

ISBN-13: 9780226899008

Edition: 2006

Authors: Megan Hale Williams

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In 'The Monk and the Book', Megan Hale Williams argues that Saint Jerome was the first to represent biblical study as a mode of asceticism appropriate for an inhabitant of a Christian monastery, thus pioneering the enduring linkage of monastic identities and institutions with scholarship.
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Making of A Christian Writer
Experiments of Exigesis
Interpretation and Construction of Jerome's Authority
Jerome's Library
Toward the Monastic Order of Books
The Book and the Voice
Readers and Patrons
Epilogue
Appendix: Chronology of Jerome's Career
Bibliography
Index