A live classroom lecture delivered at Calvary Chapel Bible College York. A fascinating look at the importance of historical background when interpreting the Bible. Looking at the Sadducee's and the Essene community of Qumran who gave us the Dead Sea Scrolls
By his mid-30’s, Jerome was probably the greatest Christian scholar of his time. He’s one of the greatest figures in the history of Bible translation, spending three decades producing a Latin version that would be the standard for a thousand years.
The ever-swinging pendulum of history foretells that the forced-upon faith of Emperor Constantius would provoke a pagan reaction. That reaction came immediately after Constantius during the reign of his cousin, Julian the Apostate.