Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux

by G. R. Evans, Gillian R. Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195125266

ISBN-13: 9780195125269

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this book the renowned medievalist G.R. Evans provides a concise introduction to St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), a figure of towering importance on the twelfth-century monastic and theological scene. After a brief overview of Bernard's life, Evans focuses on a few major themes in his work, including his theology of spirituality and his theology of the

Overview

In this book the renowned medievalist G.R. Evans provides a concise introduction to St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), a figure of towering importance on the twelfth-century monastic and theological scene. After a brief overview of Bernard's life, Evans focuses on a few major themes in his work, including his theology of spirituality and his theology of the political life of the Church. The only available introduction to Bernard's life and thought, this latest addition to the Great Medieval Thinkers series will appeal to a wide audience of students and scholars of history and theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195125269
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Great Medieval Thinkers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1.Vita Bernardi5
2.Monastic Theology22
3.Academic Theology: Bernard and a Different Sort of Learning42
4.Exegesis and Theology57
5.Positive Theology72
6.Negative Theology102
7.Moral Theology, Law, and Justice130
8.Political Theology150
Conclusion172
Notes173
Select Bibliography209
Index213

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