Bernard of Clairvaux: Selected Works

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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 of the western spiritual adventure.
 

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I have yet to read anything from this series that has been unhelpful or vague. This one especially has given me some great insights into an inspirational leader and preacher of the Cistercian (Trappist) monastic tradtion. Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
1
PREFACE
5
INTRODUCTION
13
WORKS OF BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX
58
TREATISES
63
ON CONVERSION
65
ON THE STEPS OF HUMILITY AND PRIDE
99
ON CONSIDERATION
145
ON LOVING GOD
173
The Song of Songs
207
LETTERS
279
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
289
INDEX TO INTRODUCTION
290
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