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Selected Works By Bernard of Clairvaux Ewert H. Cousins Jean Leclercq Selected Works Here in a new translation by G R Evans are the writings that have had such a major role in shaping the Western monastic tradition and influencing the development of Catholic mystical theology Together

  • Title: Selected Works
  • Author: Bernard of Clairvaux Ewert H. Cousins Jean Leclercq
  • ISBN: 9780809129171
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • Selected Works By Bernard of Clairvaux Ewert H. Cousins Jean Leclercq Here in a new translation by G.R Evans are the writings that have had such a major role in shaping the Western monastic tradition and influencing the development of Catholic mystical theology Together with an introduction by the master of Bernard studies, jean Leclercq, they comprise a volume that occupies and place of special importance in the chronicle of the history oHere in a new translation by G.R Evans are the writings that have had such a major role in shaping the Western monastic tradition and influencing the development of Catholic mystical theology Together with an introduction by the master of Bernard studies, jean Leclercq, they comprise a volume that occupies and place of special importance in the chronicle of the history of the western spiritual adventure.
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    1. Jay on said:

      Fantastic I got it because Calvin quotes Bernard so often and so favorably in his Institutes The Lawgiver knew that the burden of law was greater than men could bear, but he judged it to be useful for this very reason to advise men that they were not able to fulfill it, so that they might know clearly to what end of righteousness they ought to strive as far as their powers permit So by commanding what was impossible he made men, not prevaricators, but humble, so that every mouth may be silent an [...]

    2. Beth on said:

      Reading this book was like eating a rich dessert I read it slowly and savored every bite This 12th century saint had so much to teach me about relationship with God.

    3. Dan Glover on said:

      I actually read only the Sermons section of this work p 207 278 , sermons on the Song of Songs Bernard interprets them allegorically, both on the typological level as speaking of Christ and the Church, and on the tropological moral level of the soul and Christ While I have questions about the individual picturing their soul as the bride of Christ, overall I think the directions he goes with this allegorical interpretation on both levels individual and corporate is healthy Though there are simila [...]

    4. Daniel Poe on said:

      A great, little book that introduced me to some of Bernard s works and a glimpse of Christian thought in the Middle Ages

    5. Ben De Bono on said:

      There s some really great stuff in here The first two works, On Conversion and On Loving God, are both excellent I even used some quotes from On Conversion in my sermon this past weekend The selections from his sermons on Song of Songs are also good, but since they were only selections they felt a bit incomplete

    6. Stephen Buerger on said:

      Excellent introduction On the Steps of Humility and Pride 5 stars , 2 13 16 On Consideration 4 stars , 2 14 16 On Conversion 3 stars , 2 26 17 On Loving God 5 stars , 3 26 17 Sermons on the Song of Songs 4 stars , 5 14 17.

    7. Sara on said:

      Read only the sermons on the song of songs, which is pretty facinating and edifying.

    8. Michael Hastings on said:

      The four treatises are simple and profound and still very relevant to any christian s life

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