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Title A companion to Bernard of Clairvaux / edited by Brian Patrick McGuire.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

Series Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 25
Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 25.
Subject Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 1091-1153.
Alt Name McGuire, Brian Patrick.
Series Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 25
Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 25.
Subject Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 1091-1153.
Alt Name McGuire, Brian Patrick.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 405 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bernard's life and works : a review / Brian Patrick McGuire -- Reading Saint Bernard : the man, the medium, the message / Michael Casey -- Bernard and William of Saint Thierry / E. Rozanne Elder -- Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter Abelard / Constant J. Mews -- Bernard as a Father Abbot / Christopher Holdsworth -- Bernard the writer / M.B. Pranger -- Bernard of Clairvaux and the landscape of salvation / Mette B. Bruun -- Bernard of Clairvaux and Christian art / Diane J. Reilly -- The heritage of Saint Bernard in medieval art / James France -- An old man's tale : my many years with Saint Bernard of Clairvaux / Chrysogonus Waddell -- Afterword : looking back at Bernard / John R. Sommerfeldt.
Summary Bernard of Clairvaux emerges from these studies as a vibrant, challenging and illuminating representative of the monastic culture of the twelfth century. In taking on Peter Abelard and the new scholasticism he helped define the very world he opposed and thus contributed to the renaissance of the twelfth century.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004211988 (electronic bk.)
9004211985 (electronic bk.)
128316129X
9781283161299
9789004201392
9004201394
OCLC # 742350358
Additional Format Print version: Companion to Bernard of Clairvaux. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004201392 (DLC) 2010051693 (OCoLC)693560874


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