Item description for Bernard of Clairvaux (Great Medieval Thinkers) by G. R. Evans & Brian Davies...
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 the Great Medieval Thinkers series will appeal to a wide audience of students and scholars of history and theology.
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Commonweal - 03/23/2001 page 24
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.76" Width: 5.88" Height: 0.81" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Feb 3, 2000
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0195125258 ISBN13 9780195125252
Availability 131 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 04:29.
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More About G. R. Evans & Brian Davies
G. R. Evans is Professor of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of numerous, critically-acclaimed books in the fields of patristic, medieval and Reformation history and theology, including Augustine on Evil (1982), Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates (1992), The Church and the Churches (1994), Philosophy and Theology in the Middle Ages (1993), Law andTheology in the Middle Ages (2002), and Anselm (1989). G. R. Evans is also the author of A Brief History of Heresy (2003), and the editor of The Medieval Theologians (2000), also in the Great Theologians series, both published by Blackwell.
G. R. Evans currently resides in Cambridge. G. R. Evans was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge Cambridge University Cambridge University Sidn.
G. R. Evans has published or released items in the following series...
Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)
Earlier Middle Ages
Great Medieval Thinkers (Hardcover)
Great Medieval Thinkers (Paperback)
HarperCollins Spiritual Classics
Lincoln Studies in Religion and Society
Outstanding Christian Thinkers (Paperback Continuum)
Reviews - What do customers think about Bernard of Clairvaux (Great Medieval Thinkers)?
No problems here Nov 10, 2007
I've been using a library copy of this book, and it suffers none of the shoddy printing issues mentioned by the previous poster. An attractive volume, all-around.
Shoddy printing Aug 10, 2003
I can't speak to the content of this book, having only skimmed it in the library, but buyers should be forewarned that it is one of the most shoddily printed books you will ever see. It looks as if it were typeset with an inkjet printer and run off on a photocopier -- both badly in need of new ink cartridges. I understand that there isn't much money to be made in academic publishing, but this is disgraceful. In such a case, it would have been better to publish this exclusively as an e-book, and skip the paper altogether.