Letters of Ascent: Spiritual Direction in the Letters of Bernard of Clairvaux

Letters of Ascent: Spiritual Direction in the Letters of Bernard of Clairvaux

by Michael C. Voigts

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About the Contributor(s):
Michael C. Voigts is an Affiliate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and an ordained minister in The United Methodist Church. He holds a PhD from Brunel University/London School of Theology in the area of Historical Theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620321584
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/12/2013
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael C. Voigts is an Affiliate Professor of Spiritual Formation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and an ordained minister in The United Methodist Church. He holds a PhD from Brunel University/London School of Theology in the area of Historical Theology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Bernard in the Twelfth-Century World
Chapter 2: Bernard and the Direction of Souls
Chapter 3: An Introduction to the Letters of Bernard of Clairvaux
Chapter 4: Bernard’s Letters to Monks
Chapter 5: Bernard’s Letters to Abbots
Chapter 6: Bernard’s Letters to Bishops
Chapter 7: Bernard’s Letters to Popes
Chapter 8: Bernard’s Letters to Laity
Chapter 9: Bernard’s Letters as a Methodology for Twelfth-Century Ecclesiastical Reform
Abbreviations for the Works of Bernard of Clairvaux
Bibliography

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