DRAFT Jerome of Stridon describes the bishops and presbyters as the judges in the Church.
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In psalm 81
si saeculi iudices, manifestum est: si uero ecclesiae iudices, de episcopis intellegamus atque
It is clear who is meant as the secular judges; and we understand the bishops and the presbyters are the judges of the Church.
(trans. S. Adamiak)
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Equal prerogatives of presbyters and bishops
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S. Adamiak, Presbyters
in the Late Antique West, ER2368, http://presbytersproject.ihuw.pl/index.php?id=6&SourceID=2368