Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Fifth Letter of St. Jerome To Pope Damasus

Letter XXI. To Damasus In this letter Jerome, at the request of Damasus, gives a minutely detailed explanation of the parable of the prodigal son. Tweet

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The Fourth Letter of St. Jerome To Pope Damasus.

Letter XX. To Pope Damasus. Jerome’s reply to the foregoing. Exposing the error of Hilary of Poitiers, who supposed the expression to signify “redemption of the house of David,” he goes on to show that  in the gospels it is a quotation … Continue reading

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The Letter From Pope Damasus To St. Jerome

Letter XIX. From Pope Damasus A letter from Damasus to Jerome, in which he asks for an explanation of the word “Hosanna” (a.d. 383). Tweet

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The Third Letter of St. Jerome To Pope Damasus

Letter XVIII. To Pope Damasus. This (written from Constantinople in a.d. 381) is the earliest of Jerome’s expository letters. In it he explains at length the vision recorded in the sixth chapter of Isaiah, and enlarges upon its mystical meaning. “Some of … Continue reading

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