9780140433562

The Cistercian World Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140433562

  • ISBN10:

    0140433562

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-11-07
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Summary

An anthology of Cistercian Writings from the golden period of the 12th Century Reformation, by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, William of St. Thierry, Aelred of Rievaulx and others.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Translator's Note
Abbreviations
The Monastic Horarium

CITEAUX: THE EARLY YEARS
The Little Exord
The Admonition of Stephen Harding

BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX
from the Vita Prima by William of St. Thierry, Arnald of Bonneval and Geoffrey of Auxerre
from An Apologia for Abbot William
from The Life of Malachy the Irishman
Three Sermons on the Song of Songs
from On Consideration
Nine Letters

WILLIAM OF ST. THIERRY
Three Meditations

GUERRIC OF IGNY
Three Sermons

AMEDEUS OF LAUSANNE
from the Fourth Homily on Mary, the Virgin Mother

AELRED OF RIEVAULX
from The Life of Aelred by Walter Daniel
from On Spiritual Friendship
from The Mirror of Charity
Pastoral Prayer

ISAAC OF STELLA
Two Sermons

GILBERT OF HOYLAND
Two Sermons
Two Letters

JOHN OF FORD
from The Life of Wu!fric of Haselbury

ADAM OF PERSEIGNE
Two Letters

A DESCRIPTION OF CLAIRVAUX
A Description of Clairvaux

THROUGH MEMORY'S DOOR
Eight Stories from Exemplum Collections

Notes

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