This fully illustrated work tells the remarkable story of the Cistercian Order through its art: illuminated manuscripts, paintings, stained glass, carvings and sculpture, gathered from throughout Euro ...
Far from the Concourse of Men
Edited by David Robinson; Authors: David Robinson, Janet Burton, Nicola Coldstream, Glyn Coppack, and Richard Fawcett
The cistercian architectural legacy provides the most tangible evidence of an extraordinary and intensely personal form of monasticism that embraced all Europe. Inspired by the founding fathers, men a ...
The Tibhirine Journal of a Martyr Monk (1993-1996)
Christophe Lebreton, OCSO; Translated by Mette Louise Nygård and Edith Scholl, OCSO; Includes photos and illustrations
Christophe Lebreton, OCSO, aged forty-six, was the youngest of the seven Trappist monks assassinated in Algeria by terrorists in 1996. He was also the poet of the group. Anyone who was enthralled by t ...
The Martyrs of Atlas
Bernardo Olivera, OCSO
The Abbot General of the Trappist Order (Cistercians of the Strict Observance) reflects on the martyrdom in 1996 of seven of his monks, kidnapped from the Algerian monastery of Our Lady of Atlas and e ...
A Theology of Hope
Christian Salenson; Translated by Nada Conic
Christian de Chergé, prior of the Cistercian community at Tibhirine, Algeria, was assassinated with six of his fellow monks in 1996. De Chergé saw his monastic vocation as a call to be a person of pra ...
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by Lewis White with introduction by Marsha L. Dutton
During his twenty years as abbot of the Yorkshire monastery of Rievaulx, Aelred preached many sermons: to his own monks, in other monasteries, and at significant gatherings outside the cloister. In th ...
The Durham and Lincoln Collections, Sermons 47-84
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by Kathryn Krug, Lewis White and the Catena Scholarium; Edited with an introduction by Ann Astell
Aelred, abbot of the Yorkshire Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx from 1147 to 1167, wrote six spiritual treatises, seven historical treatises, and 182 liturgical sermons, many of which he delivered as chap ...
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by CH Talbot
An abbot and a disciple discuss the soul in practical as well as theoretical terms: what is it, how is it transmitted, how does it relate to the human body, how can it be restored to the image of God ...
Aelred of Rievaulx; Introduction by David Knowles
Meditation on Christ's humanity and a letter of instruction on a disciplined spiritual life for his sister epitomize Aelred's gentle spirituality. His pastoral prayer reflects a man conscious that he ...
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by Elizabeth Connor OCSO, Introduction and notes by Charles Dumont OCSO
Aelred of Rievaulx possessed a personal charm which drew friends and disciples naturally to him. His own experience of human weakness in a worldly life at the court of King David of Scotland made him ...
Aelred of Rievaulx; Edited by Marsha L. Dutton; Translated by Jane Patricia Freeland; With an introduction and annotations by Marsha L. Dutton
Aelred of Rievaulx was an heir of Saxons living under Norman rule, a native speaker of English daily speaking French and Latin, a descendant of generations of married priests in an age when priests we ...
Aelred of Rievaulx's Pastoral Prayer
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by Mark DelCogliano; Edited and Introduced by Marsha L. Dutton
Aelred of Rievaulx; Translated by Jane Patricia Freeland, Introduction and annotations by Marsha L. Dutton
Aelred of Rievaulx; Edited by Marsha L. Dutton; Translated by Lawrence C. Braceland
Spiritual Friendship is today the best known and perhaps most influential of the thirteen surviving works of Aelred, abbot of the great English Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx from 1147–1167. During his ...
A pioneer Aelred scholar, the late Aelred Squire introduces readers to `the English Saint Bernard' by chronicling his life, his monastic treatises on the spiritual life, and the historical and hagiogr ...