Issue 24 Bernard of Clairvaux

What's inside

From the Editor: Wisdom Sweeter Than Honey

Introduction to Bernard of Clairvaux.

the Editors

A Special Word from the Publisher

Transferring Christian History magazine.

Ken Curtis

On consideration (Excerpt)

Go out into the world as a steward.

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A 12th Century Man for All Seasons The Life and Thought of Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard's life and teachings have a persistent appeal and timeless meaning and value.

Tony Lane

A Brief Chronology of the Life and Works of Bernard of Clairvaux

Chronology of the life and works of Bernard of Clairvaux.

the Editors

The Spirituality of St. Bernard of Clairvaux

From love of self to love of God to love of self for God.

Dennis Martin

On Loving God

One of Bernard's most famous writings examines several degrees of love toward God.

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The Bread of God’s Book

Saint Bernard and Holy Scripture.

John Van Engen

Other Sources and the True Source

Who Bernard read.

the Editor

The Search for a Holy Life

A brief overview of medieval monasticism.

Thomas Kay

The Needle of Sin

Excerpts on man’s original simplicity from St. Bernard’s Sermons on the Song of Songs.

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The Reformer Saint and the Saintly Reformer

Calvin and the legacy of Bernard of Clairvaux.

W. Stanford Reid

A Chimaera of His Age

A Man of Peace and the Church Militant

Russell K. Bishop

Bernard Lives Today

Cistercians around the world continue to live the monastic life of which Bernard of Clairvaux was the propagator and theologian.

M. Basil Pennington

Bernard of Clairvaux: Recommended Resources

Recommended resources for more information on Bernard, his writings, and his times.

the Editors

Jesus, the very thought of thee (hymn)

Did Bernard write two famous hymns ascribed to him?

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