The Holy Land
"The blessed Hilarion, though a native of and a dweller in Palestine,
only set eyes on Jerusalem for a single day, not wishing on the one hand
when he was so near to neglect the holy places, nor yet on the other to
appear to confine God within local limits." [St. Jerome, Ep. 58,
- Laurence E. Browne:
The Eclipse of Christianity in Asia, (1933).
Cambridge University Press, 1933.
- Ian Gillman and Hans-Joachim Klimkeit:
Christians in Syria and Palestine before 1500,
Chapter 4 of their
Christians in Asia before 1500
(University of Michigan, 1999).
- Living in the Holy Land only useful to the holy:
St. Jerome, Ep. 58, iii;
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