William Of Saint Thierry; Translated by Thomas X. Davis; Introduction by David N. Bell
ISBN: 9780879079307, CF030
Details: 127 pgs
Publication Date: 11/01/1981
William of Saint Thierry wrote down his reflections on the nature and greatness of love during the second decade of the twelfth century, while he was abbot of the benedictine monastery of St Thierry, near Rheims. His insight, drawn from Scripture and the Church Fathers, shaped his own spiritual journey and his earthly pilgrimage from the schools to the abbey and finally to cistercian life at Signy in the Ardennes. Love, he writes, is a force which draws human beings towards the God who is love. In love we were created 'to the image and likeness of God'...