The Monk and the Book Paperback

Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship

by Megan Hale Williams;


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The Monk and the Book

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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. Revisiting Jerome with the analytical tools of recent cultural history - including the work of Bourdieu, Foucault, and Roger Chartier-Williams proposes new interpretations that remove obstacles to understanding the life and legacy of the saint.

The Monk and the Book by Megan Hale Williams was published by The University of Chicago Press in October 2014. The ISBN for The Monk and the Book is 9780226215303.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherThe University of Chicago Press (October 2014)
Weight449g
Number of Pages312
Thickness19 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780226215303
ISBN-10022621530X
Product Code4296635
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