Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian spirit

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Bernard, -- of Clairvaux, Saint, -- 1090 or 91-1153., Cistercians., Christian saints -- France -- Clairvaux -- Biography., Clairvaux (France) -- Biogr
Statementby Jean Leclercq ; translated by Claire Lavoie.
GenreBiography.
SeriesCistercian studies series -- no. 16., Cistercian studies series -- no. 16.
The Physical Object
Pagination163, [17] p., 12 leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL19012741M
ISBN 100879078006, 0879079169
LC Control Number76015487

SPIRIT AND EXPERIENCE IN BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX KiLiAN MCDONNELL, O.S.B. [Editor's Note: The author looks at how St. Bernard uses the term "experience," concentrating principally on the pneumato-logical context in his Sermons on the Song of Songs.

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As the founder and abbot of the Abbey of Clairvaux, St. Bernard () was centrally responsible for the early expansion of the Cistercian Order throughout Europe. Tens of thousands heard his powerful preaching, and he personally attracted and helped many hundreds of men to follow a call to monastic life.

BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX Sermons on the Song of Songs BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX (CA. ) was the dominant personality of the first half of the twelfth century. As abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux, which he founded, he was constantly involved in the political, religious, and philosophical issues of his time, in­File Size: KB.

Above all, McGuire depicts Saint Bernard of Clairvaux in a new light, as a man guided by Christian revelation and open to the achievements of the human spirit. In this intimate portrait of one of the most consequential men of the Middle Ages, Brian Patrick McGuire delves into the life of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux to offer a refreshing Author: Brian Patrick Mcguire.

Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian Spirit. Translated by Claire Lavoie. Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, E-mail Citation» Originally published in French in as Saint Bernard et l’esprit cistercien (Paris: Éditions du Seuil).

This is an introduction not only to Bernard but also to the monastic culture of the High. Monk, exegete, political actor and reformer, Bernard of Clairvaux () was not just a man of his times; he was a man who shaped his times. Bernard’s writings on Christian morality and the transformation of the human spirit in the pursuit of God reverberated in.

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After the death of his mother, Bernard sought admission. into the Cistercian order. Three years later, he was sent to. found a new abbey at an isolated clearing in a glen known. Bernard of Clairvaux: Selected Works (HarperCollins Spiritual Classics) by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Three years later, St. Stephen sent the young Bernard, at the head of a band of monks, the third to leave Citeaux, to found a new house at Vallee d'Absinthe, or Valley of Bitterness, in the Diocese of Langres. This Bernard named Claire Vallee, of Clairvaux, on the 25th of June,and the names of Bernard and Clairvaux thence became inseparable.

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" [H]e was sent to found a new abbey at an isolated clearing in a glen known as the Val d'Absinthe, about 15 kilometres ( mi) southeast of Bar-sur-Aube. In this book the renowned medievalist G.R. Evans provides a concise introduction to St. Bernard of Clairvaux (), a figure of towering importance on the twelfth-century monastic and theological scene.

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Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint, b. inat Fontaines, near Dijon, France; d. at Clairvaux, Aug His parents were Tescelin, Lord of Fontaines, and Aleth of Montbard, both belonging to the highest nobility of Burgundy. Bernard, the third of a family of seven children, six of whom were sons, was educated with particular care, because, while yet unborn, a devout man had foretold.

BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX — ( ) French CISTERCIAN MONK, and Abbot of Clairvaux, whose book Loving God is regarded as a classic of medieval MYSTICISM. He praised knighthood and supported both the Order of Templars and the Second Crusade.

This Bernard named Claire Vallée, of Clairvaux, on the Jand the names of Bernard and Clairvaux would soon become inseparable.[3] During the absence of the Bishop of Langres, Bernard was blessed as abbot by William of Champeaux, Bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne.

Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian Spirit, Jean LeClercq, Cistercian Publications. Merton on St Bernard, Cistercian Publications. Essays by the leading 20th-century spokesman for Author: Bernard of Clairvaux.

St. Bernard () was born near Dijon and died in Clairvaux, France.

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He was of a noble family and received a careful education in his youth. With his father, brother and thirty noblemen he. Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian Spirit, Jean LeClercq, Cistercian Publications. Merton on St Bernard, Cistercian Publications.

Essays by the leading 20th-century spokesman for monasticism. Cistercian Publications has several other titles on Bernard as well as many others on related subjects.

They offer a free catalog. SAINT BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX ABBOT, DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH— Feast: August Bernard, son of Tescelin Sorrel, and Aleth, daughter of the lord of Montbard, was born in the family castle of Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy.

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Bernard of Clairvaux, a twelfth-century Cistercian abbot and Doctor of the Church. Study the chronology of St. Bernard’s life through his collected letters. Read his meditations on prayer and God’s love. Gain access to of his sermons—many of which examine the Song of Songs in vibrant detail.

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The figure in question is Bernard of Clairvaux, a Cistercian monk, abbot, mild mystic, and formidable theologian. It’s an understatement to. As a Cistercian abbot, St.

Bernard of Clairvaux () had the responsibility of teaching monks through commentary on the Rule of Benedict and Scripture. In partially meeting this responsibility the founder of Clairvaux Abbey, and subsequently named Doctor of the Church, wrote more than sermons in his life.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux On AugPope Benedict XVI spoke of St. Bernard of Clairvaux (), a doctor of the Church with a deep interior life, as an example of one who knew how to. Born in Fontaines les Dijon inBernard had become, by his twenty-fifth birthday, the abbot of Cistercian monastery which he had founded in the valley of Clairvaux near Aube, France some four years earlier.

There in those isolated and rugged surroundings he became the spokesman for a revival of moastic life in an age when the radical spirit of religious life was endangered by a Pages: Eminent scholar and educator John Sommerfeldt has written a book that will be welcomed by students as well as seasoned scholars in the academic world.

It is a one-volume study of all of the essential aspects of Bernard of Clairvaux's thought. A key figure in the first half of the twelfth century, Bernard offers us solutions to the epistemological question that arises as a result of .– Saint Bernard of Clairvaux.

Love is sufficient of itself; it gives pleasure by itself and because of itself. It is its own merit, its own reward.

Love looks for no cause outside itself, no effect beyond itself. Its profit lies in the practice.