A Companion to Bernard of Clairvaux (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition)

A Companion to Bernard of Clairvaux (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition)


Bernard of Clairvaux might be the main debatable determine of Western Europe's shiny 12th century. not like Abelard, who's visible as a proponent of recent considering, Bernard is usually relegated to the darkest nook of the center a long time. not anything is simple with Bernard, yet those clean reviews of him and their reports of contemporary scholarship let the reader to make a extra balanced overview of the guy, his writings, and his impression on his interval. Bernard emerges as a multifaceted determine who sought to reform monasticism and ended up changing into a saint with an entice nearly all sessions in medieval society. Bernard lives on this day with the lay and monastic students who proceed to discover new layers of that means in his writings. members contain Christopher Holdsworth, Michael Casey, James France, Diane Reilly, John Sommerfeldt, Mette B. Bruun, Burcht Pranger, Chrysogonus Waddell, E. Rozanne Elder, and Brian Patrick McGuire.

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