Vigilantius of Calagurris
Priest in South Gaul whom St. Jerome
accused of opposing monasticism, the veneration of relics,
and other Orthodox practices; he may represent the same school of
thought as Jovinian.
Gibbon and other modern writers
hail him as a forerunner of
Norman Hugh Redington
- W. S. Gilly:
Vigilantius and his times, (1844).
London: Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley, 1844.
- David G. Hunter:
Vigilantius of Calagurris and Victricius of Rouen -- Ascetics,
Relics, and Clerics in Late Roman Gaul, (1999).
J. Early Christ. Studies (7/3): 401.
- Josef Lössl:
An Early Christian Identity Crisis Triggered by Changes in the
Discourse on Martyrdom -- The Controversy Between Jerome of Stridon and
Vigilantius of Calagurris, (2005).
More than a Memory, edited by J. Leemans,
(Leuven: Peeters, 2005): 97.
Letter 61: To Vigilantius:
Vigilantius had accused Jerome of Origenism. Jerome, in
turn, attacks Vigilantius' claim that the
stone unhewn by hand refers to Satan.
Letter 109: To Riparius.
Promising to write a book against Vigilantius,
and defending the veneration of relics.
St. Jerome: Against Vigilantius:
The book which he promised to write.
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