[MAISTRE (Antoine Le)]..
Vie de St. Bernard premier abbé de Clairvaux et père de l'Eglise.
Paris, Chez Antoine Dezallier, 1684.
Quarto measuring 20 cm.
Period full calfskin, spine with raised bands adorned with gilded tooling.
Unpaginated preface. 580 pages complete.
A beautiful fold-out frontispiece! Dropcaps and banners.
Good condition as a whole, sturdy decorative binding, the leather has some light damage from use. Interior in good condition as a whole, fresh and clean, some light traces of handling and worming.
Fifth edition, rare copy on the founder of the Clairvaux Abbey.
Divided into six volumes; the first three of which are translated from the Latin.
of the three famous abbots of his time, & containing the history of his life. And the three last are taken from his works, represented in his spirit and his behavior.
This book provides a better understanding of the thoughts of Saint Bernard (1091-1153) “last of the Fathers of the Church”... confirming the doctrine of Saint Augustine, abbot of Clairvaux is the model of a reform that was at once moral and theological, at the crossroads of monastic tradition and Augustinism defended in Port-Royal.
The Abbot of Clairvaux appears as one of the effigies of classical Catholicism. Meditated by the great figures of the time, like Bossuet, Fénelon, Mabillon, and Racine, his work is an authority in fields as diverse as theology (grace and free will), mysticism (self love and love of God), asceticism (obedience), spirituality (prayer), exegesis (the allegorical interpretation of the scriptures), rhetoric (Biblical eloquence), spiritual anthropology (spiritual eloquence).
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- [Antoine le Maistre]
- Vie de St. Bernard premier abbé de Clairvaux et père de l'Eglise
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