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The last of the Fathers; Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the encyclical…

by Thomas Merton

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Encyclical by Pope Pius XII well worth reading. Merton's comments good but review after having read Burch's introduction in edition of The Steps of Humility (St. Bernard). Luddy provides the best biography of St. Bernard in English translation (my opinion and possibly that of others!).
  catholichermit | Feb 8, 2009 |
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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 on the shelves of all libraries and in the personal collections of all who are interested in spirituality" (Catholic World). Index.

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