Cistercian Ideals and Reality

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Cistercian Publications, 1978 - Religion - 351 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
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30
Early Cistercian Life as Described in the Ecclesiastica officia
62
The Canonization of Saint Bernard and the Rewriting of His Life
80
William of Saint Thierrys Reading of Abelards Christology
106
Humility and the Sacraments of Faith in William of Saint
125
The Active Life of Aelred of Rievaulx
152
Style and Vision in Aelred of
170
Aelred of Rievaulxs Spiritual Friendship
187
The Christology of John of Ford
220
Gunther of Pairis and the Man of God
262
The Architectural and Physical Features of an English
319
A FifteenthCentury Cistercian Processional
344
Copyright

About the author (1978)

John R. Sommerfeldt, PhD, professor of history at the University of Dallas, is the founder of the International Congress on Medieval Studies and the author and or editor of numerous books on Bernard of Clairvaux, as well as medieval and Cistercian history.

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