Bernardus Magister


Bernardus Magister: Papers Presented at the Nonacentenary Celebration of the birth of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1990

Cistercian Publications & Cîteaux — Commentarii cistercienses

Table of Contents


Part I: In Quest of Bernard

J. LECLERCQ, Toward a Sociological Interpretation of the Various Saint Bernards
P. PHILLIPS, The Presence – and Absence – of Bernard of Clairvaux in the Twelfth-century Chronicles
M. CASEY, Towards a Methodology for the Vita prima: Translating the First Life into Biography


Part II: Bernard’s Thought

J. R. SOMMERFELDT, Bernard as Contemplative
B. PRANGER, The Concept of Death in Bernard’s Sermons on the Song of Songs
L. ANDERSON, The Rhetorical Epistemology in Saint Bernard’s Super Cantica
E. STIEGMAN, A Tradition of Aesthetics in Saint Bernard
B. M. KIENZLE, Verbum Dei et verba Bernardi: The Function of Language in Bernard’s Second Sermon for Peter and Paul
D. FARKASFALVY, The use of Paul by Bernard as Illustrated by Saint Bernard’s Interpretation of Philippians 3, 13
F. KLINE, Saint Bernard and the Rule of Saint Benedict: An Introduction


Part III: Bernard and His Fellow Cistercians

T. DAVIS, A Further Study of the Brevis Commentatio
M. L. DUTTON, The Face and Feet of God: The Humanity of Christ in Bernard of Clairvaux and Aelred of Rievaulx
E. CONNOR, Saint Bernard’s Three Steps of Truth and Saint Aelred of Rievaulx’s Three Loves
M. P. CLINTON, Bernard of Clairvaux and Gilbert of Hoyland on the Song of Songs
D. N. BELL, Certitudo fidei: Faith, Reason, and Authority in the Writings of Baldwin of Forde
E. OXENHAM, ‘Under the Apple Tree’: A Comparative Exegesis of the Song of Songs 2, 3 in the Sermons of Bernard of Clairvaux and John of Ford


Part IV: Bernard and His Contemporaries

F. R. SWIETEK, The Role of Bernard of Clairvaux in the Union of Savigny with Cîteaux : A Reconsideration
C. H. BERMAN, The Development of Cistercian Economic Practice During the Lifetime of Bernard of Clairvaux: The Historical Perspective and Innocent II’s 1132 Privilege
A. H. BREDERO, Saint Bernard in His Relations with Peter the Venerable
H. FEISS, The Correspondence of Bernard of Clairvaux and Hugh of Saint Victor on Baptism


Part V: The Influence of Saint Bernard

C. WADDELL, The Clairvaux Saint Bernard Office: Ikon of a Saint
B. McGINN, Alter Moyses: The Role of Bernard of Clairvaux in the Thought of Joachim of Fiore
M. D. JORDAN, Thomas Aquinas on Bernard and the Life of Contemplation
W. A. FRANK, Sine proprio: On Liberty and Christ, A Juxtaposition of Bernard of Clairvaux and John Duns Scotus
J. FRANCE, From Bernard to Bridget: Cistercian Contribution to a Unique Scandinavian Monastic Body
R. D. DILORENZO, Dante’s Saint Bernard and the Theology of Liberty in the Commedia
F. POSSET, Divus Bernhardus: Saint Bernard as Spiritual and Theological Mentor of the Reformer Martin Luther
A. N. S. LANE, Bernard of Clairvaux: A Forerunner of John Calvin ?
Bernard and Rancé
C. FRIENDLANDER, Saint Bernard and the Trappists in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
M. B. PENNINGTON, Like Father, Like son: Bernard of Clairvaux and Thomas Merton


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