Evaluating its subject carefully, rigorously, and with minimal preconceptions. "Critical" religious scholarship contrasts with popular and sectarian studies.
A Christian priest and theologian from around 400 C.E.; his translation of the Bible into Latin, called the Vulgate, became the definitive Bible translation for over a thousand years.
The expression of remorse for wrongdoing; the sacrament of reconciliation.
Tracing the reactions and uses of a given text throughout history.
A person deemed holy by a religious tradition, especially in Roman Catholicism.
The Latin-language translation of the Christian Bible (mostly from Hebrew and Greek) created primarily by Jerome.
Job: My Suffering Is without End
1“Do not human beings have a hard service on earth,
and are not their days like the days of a laborer?