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Calvin and the Legacy of Bernard of Clairvaux
The Life and Thought of Bernard of CIairvaux
From Love of Self To Love of God To Love of Self for God
Saint Bernard and Holy Scripture
A Brief Overview of Medieval Monasticism
Excerpts on man's original simplicity from St. Bernard's Sermons on the Song of Songs
A Man of Peace and the Church Militant
Cistercians around the world continue to live the monastic life of which Bernard of Clairvaux was the propagator and theologian.
Medieval reformer and mystic
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August 24, 410: Alaric and the Goths sack Rome. Pagans blamed pacifist Christians and their God for the defeat. Augustine, in his massive City of God, repudiated this claim and blamed Rome's corruption instead (see issue 67:Augustine).

August 24, 1456: The second volume of the Gutenberg Bible is bound in Mainz, Germany. This act completes a two-year project to create the first complete book printed with movable type.

August 24, 1759: William Wilberforce, philanthropist and vocal abolitionist, is born ...

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