Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus



[Download] ➻ Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus By Thomas Merton – E17streets4all.co.uk Merton presents one of the most significant encyclical letters of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, together with an introduction to the life and teachings of the great mystic A study that will have to be o Merton presents one the Fathers: eBook ☆ of the most significant encyclical letters of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, together with an introduction to the life and teachings of Last of ePUB Æ the great mystic A study that will have to be on the shelves of all libraries and in the personal collections of all who are of the Fathers: MOBI ñ interested in spirituality Catholic World Index.Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus

Thomas Merton was the Fathers: eBook ☆ one of the most influential Catholic authors of the th century A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Our Lady of Last of ePUB Æ Gethsemani, in the American state of Kentucky, Merton was an acclaimed Catholic spiritual writer, poet, author and social activist Merton wrote over books, scores of the Fathers: MOBI ñ of essays and reviews, and is the ongoing subject of many biographies Merton was also a proponent of inter religious dialogue, engaging in spiritual dialogues with the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh and D T Suzuki His life and career were suddenly cut short at age , when he was electrocuted stepping out of his bath.

Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the
  • Paperback
  • 132 pages
  • Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus
  • Thomas Merton
  • English
  • 20 January 2018
  • 0156494388

10 thoughts on “Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus

  1. says:

    An insightful and encouraging little biography on St Bernard of Clairvaux, written by Thomas Merton, and including Pope Pius XII s Encyclical, DOCTOR MELLIFLUUS A good read indeed.

  2. says:

    This book consists of an encyclical by Pius XII celebrating the 800th anniversary of Bernard of Clairvaux s death It was published in 1953, and Thomas Merton, himself a Cistercian monk, published this slim volume as an overview of the saint Overall enjoyable, and Bernard was an important 12th c saint I did find one point a bit offsetting While admitting that Bernard was one of the chief advocates for the 2nd Crusade the bloodiest of the lot , Merton and Pius XII try to pass it off by sug This book consists of an encyclical by Pius XII celebrating the 800th anniversary of Bernard of Clairvaux s death It was published in 1953, and Thomas Merton, himself a Cistercian monk, published this slim volume as an overview of the saint Overall enjoyable, and Bernard was an important 12th c saint I did find one point a bit offsetting While admitting that Bernard was one of the chief advocates for the 2nd Crusade the bloodiest of the lot , Merton and Pius XII try to pass it off by suggesting his intentions were good and noble In these days of diversity, the goal of getting rid of someone else s belief system in the name of promulgating your own just doesn t sit right And Merton, who had a lot of interest in Buddhism and the Eastern way, should be a lotsensitive to that drive in the Crusades Still, it was worth reading

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