A Saint in the Sun, Volume 271: Praising Saint Bernard in the France of Louis XIV

David N. Bell
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This volume contains translations or summaries of the most important panegyrics in praise of Saint Bernard that were preached during the reign of Louis XIV. Some of the preachers were and are regarded as the greatest orators ever to grace the French pulpit. All the translations are extensively annotated, and...
$49.95

This volume contains translations or summaries of the most important panegyrics in praise of Saint Bernard that were preached during the reign of Louis XIV. Some of the preachers were and are regarded as the greatest orators ever to grace the French pulpit. All the translations are extensively annotated, and there are three introductory chapters providing a necessary background for appreciating the sermons. Sixteen preachers are represented, and, with one exception, none of the material has ever appeared in English. For those interested in the afterlife of Saint Bernard, as he was used, and sometimes abused, in the reign of the Sun King, this collection provides essential primary sources.



Author: David N. Bell
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Published: 04/19/2017
Pages: 602
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.50lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 1.20d
ISBN: 9780879072711
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