BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX


BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX
(1090-1153)
   French CISTERCIAN MONK, and Abbot of Clairvaux, whose book Loving God is regarded as a classic of medieval MYSTICISM. He praised knighthood and supported both the Order of Templars and the Second Crusade. In his heyday he was probably the most influential man in Europe.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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