Jerome of Stridonium

Jerome of Stridonium
Birth 342
Death 420

Ascetic and Church Father who translated the Bible into Latin. That wasn’t enough to secure a place in history – that took a miracle – so Jerome was said to have healed a sick lion and persuaded it to work in the monastery. In writing the chapter ‘Sex, the archenemy of God’ we made use of Jerome’s treatise on perpetual virginity.

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