Author Matarasso Pauline : The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century (Penguin Classics) – Pdf/Epub


The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century (Penguin Classics)

Free download The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century (Penguin Classics) ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free The Cistercian Order was born in Burgundy at the start of the twelfth century as a movement of radical renewal an Order that survives to this day with the greater part of its written heritage preserved This volume brings together a selection of its finest works w. This is a wonderful collection of monastic writings I never go for very long without reading something from this The writings reveal a breadth of concerns they include pastoral advice treatises sermons letters and meditations most striking is Aelred s struggles with conscience St Bernard s insights too are expressed with great grace and power I have a terror of the living death the dying life Some of the works are clearly personal and were perhaps not intended for a wide readership All of this is brilliantly supported and guided by Pauline Matterasso s notes

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Free download The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century (Penguin Classics) ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Hich speak powerfully across the centuries to modern readers Writings by St Bernard of Clairvaux c 1090 1153 including his letters The Life of Malachy the Irishman sermons on the Song of Songs and the sharply satirical Apologia for Abbot William reveal him to be. An excellent overview of a period of European history commonly known as the 12th Renaissance It was the Age of the Cathedral building right across Europe which clearly was a response to some form of religious devotional impulse and the Cistercian revival under Bernard of Clairvaux was very much an integral part of the whole movement It was the age of the Crusades whose motivation seems to have been led by European politics than any religious motive It was also the Golden Age of Islam where Greek Science and Philosophy was rediscovered and transmitted to the west It was an age of contradictions and this nice collection provides another viewpoint

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Free download The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century (Penguin Classics) ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free A highly individual and influential writer of the Middle Ages Also included here are a charming description of Clairvaux biographies of abbots and a series of exemplary stories all drawing on the Scriptures to express intensely personal forms of monastic theology. An excellent read highly recommended

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