"Second century Christians...continued to recognize that the teachings of Jesus--not Paul--were the central tenets of Christianity." (Bercot, Theologians (2010) at 51.)

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JEROME EXPLAINS WHO PAUL MEANT BY POOR

 

The early church at Jerusalem under Bishop James was known as the Ebion. This term is Hebrew for The Poor.

Jerome, the translator of the Latin Vulgate in the last 300s, knew this, and thus said that Paul's statement that the apostles' instruction to Paul to remember The Poor in Galatians 2:10 did not mean to remember the economically poor. Jerome said it obviously meant the Jerusalem church that operated under that name:  

"Jerome's more historically correct reading for whom the 'poor' here [is meant to refer to] are the Jewish believers of Acts 2:44-5...." (Stephen Cooper, Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians (Oxford: 2005) at 277 fn 118.)