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Bernard of Clairvaux

G R Evans

Bernard of Clairvaux

G R Evans

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"Her Portrait of Bernard's union of monastic spirituality and the complexities of twelfth-century Christian life distills years of study into an easily understood, readily available introduction to a figure whose relevance to the development of postmodern Christianity will certainly increase thereby."--Anglican Theological Review

- Publisher 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 theGreat Medieval Thinkersseries will appeal to a wide audience of students and scholars of history and theology.

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About "Bernard of Clairvaux"

"Her Portrait of Bernard's union of monastic spirituality and the complexities of twelfth-century Christian life distills years of study into an easily understood, readily available introduction to a figure whose relevance to the development of postmodern Christianity will certainly increase thereby."--Anglican Theological Review
- Publisher

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 theGreat Medieval Thinkersseries will appeal to a wide audience of students and scholars of history and theology.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

G R Evans

GR Evans is Emeritus Professor of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History in the University of Cambridge. She has an international reputation in the fields of medieval intellectual history and modern ecumenical theology, and has published extensively in these fields. Her books include Wyclif: Myth and Reality (Lion), The History of Christian Europe (Lion), The Good, the Bad and the Moral (Lion), Anselm and Talking about God (Oxford), Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates (Cambridge University Press), and The Anselm Concordance (Kraus, 4 vols.).

Table Of Contents

  • Vita Bernardi
  • Monastic Theology
  • Academic Theology
  • Exegesis And Theology
  • Positive Theology
  • Negative Theology
  • Moral Theology, Law, And Justice
  • Political Theology.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 143271
  • Product Code 0195125266
  • EAN 9780195125269
  • Pages 232
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2000
  • Dimensions 208 x 138 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.268kg

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