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Nicene and Post Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Volume VI: St. Jerome: Letters and Select Works.

The Early Church Fathers is one of the most important collections of historical, philosophical and theological writings available in English to the student of the Christian Church. These documents provide the most comprehensive witness to the development of Christianity and Christian thought during the period immediately following the Apostolic Era.

Contents of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series VI


The Letters of St. Jerome

The Life of Paulus the First Hermit

The Life of S. Hilarion

The Life of Malchus, the Captive Monk

The Dialogue against the Luciferians

The Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary against Helvidius

Against Jovinianus

Against Vigilantius

To Pammachius against John of Jerusalem

Against the Pelagians

Prefaces to Jerome’s Early Works

Prefaces to the Vulgate Version of the New Testament

Prefaces to the Books of the Vulgate Version of the Old Testament

Prefaces to Translations from the Septuagint and Chaldee

Prefaces to the Commentaries

Author Bios

Philip Schaff

Philip Schaff

Philip Schaff (1819–1893) was one of the most distinguished church historians who ever lived. He was educated at Tübingen, Halle, and Berlin, and was professor of church history and biblical literature at German Reformed Theological Seminary. When the Civil War forced the seminary to close, Schaff moved to Union Theological Seminary. Schaff had an enormous influence on German Reformed churches in America, and he wrote History of the Christian Church, Creeds of Christendom, and The Principal of Protestantism.

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St. Jerome (c. 347–30 September 420) (formerly Saint Hierom) was an Illyrian Catholic priest and apologist. He was the son of Eusebius, of the city of Stridon, which was on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia. He is best known for his translation of the Bible into Latin, and his list of writings is extensive. He is recognized by the Catholic Church as a saint and Doctor of the Church, and the Vulgate is still an important text in Catholicism.

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