• The Darkness of the Middle Ages
    good cause, and possessing exclusive knowledge about God were allowed and widely accepted. One of the most influential people of the time that supported these concepts was Bernard of Clairvaux, a monk that was known for his preaching and his life of piety. Even though he desired to be a monk, and...
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  • The Knights Templar vs. the Davinci Code
    translated and Annotated by Malcolm Barber and Keith Bate and it comprises a substantial collection of translated material illustrative of its history. I used it only for the noted referenced. Bernard of Clairvaux; translated by M. Conrad Greenia. In Praise of The New Knighthood: A Treatise On...
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  • Knights Templar
    name. The glory of The Knights Templar wasn't displayed publicly until 1127, when a church leader Bernard Clairvaux (later granted sainthood) became a power patron to the Templar. Clairvaux wrote a letter to Payne's titled "De Laude Novae Militiae" when translated its known as "In Praise of the New...
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  • Popular Piety
    introspective to evaluate their feelings on God. Bernard of Clairvaux said that it did not matter if you were a believer or a non-believer but everyone was “bound to love God for the sake of God” (Bernard of Clairvaux 156). He challenged people to look within themselves and evaluate their relationship...
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  • Feudal Society in Champagne
    used protection of Christianity as an excuse. 3. Letter by Bernard of Clairvaux, to the Byzantine Emperor, Manuel Comneus, requesting that Henry, the son of Count Thibaut II of Champagne, be granted a Knighthood by the Emperor. He makes this request to make an impression on Henry and most likely...
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  • Their Eyes Were Watching God
    led by Hugh de Payens were closely related by blood and connections to Flemish royalty and the Cisterian monks. Payens was a vassal and cousin of Hugh de Champagne, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux was also was a vassal of Champagne and they were joined by Andre de Montbard who was Saint Bernard's uncle...
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  • Peter Abelard
    countryside near Troyes. The land was given to me and, which permission of the local bishop, I built a kind of oratory there out of thatch and reeds, which I dedicated to the Holy Trinity.” His renewed success eventually aroused the opposition of the mystic Bernard of Clairvaux, one of the most...
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  • The Knights Templar
    at the stake. Under the influence from King Philip, Pope Clement V then forcibly disbanded the order on Friday, October 13, 1312. The High Templars were organized as a monastic order, following a rule created for them by their patron, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a member of the Cistercian Order...
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  • Continental Carriers, Inc
    24, 2004). “Military Orders: In Praise of the New Knighthood.” The ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies. http://the-orb.net/encyclop/religion/ monastic/bernard.html (accessed on June 24, 2004). “Patron Saints Index: Bernard of Clairvaux.” Catholic Forum. http://www. catholic-forum.com...
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  • Faith or Reason?
    , while "Others were strictly ‘of faith' in that they could be grasped only through divine revelation." This was a new view on the faith and reason argument contradictory to both Abelard with his belief that faith should be based on human reason, and the Bernard of Clairvaux who argued that one should...
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  • The Knights Templar
    with Rhodes. Bernard of Clairvaux wrote an extensive treatise, "In Praise of the New Knighthood," that raised awareness of the order, and the Templars grew in popularity. In 1139 PopeHYPERLINK "http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08012a.htm" Innocent II placed the Templars directly under papal...
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  • The Odyssey
    the 9th century because it was kept in the Codex Sangallensis, a 9th century piece of music would now be at the Swiss Monastery in St. Gallen. The hymn is frequently attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux and sometimes has been attributed to King Robert they both were too late to have authored it...
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  • William of St.Thierry; an Exposition of the Book of Romans
    Cistercian abbey at Signy (diocese of Reims); he did not venture to retire to Clairvaux lest his friend Bernard would refuse to accept his abdication. Here, amid almost constant suffering, he divided his free time between prayer and study. According to a contemporary annalist his death occurred about the...
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  • Crusading Knight Orders [Templars, Hospitallers, Teutons, Holy Sepulchre]
    Templars were organized as a monastic order, following a rule created for them by their patron, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a member of the Cistercian Order. Each country had a Master of the Order for the Templars in that region, and all of them were subject to the Grand Master, appointed for life, who...
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  • Church Timeline
    countries it merged with the Methodists and Presbyterians. Waldensians stress the authority of scripture and lay preaching. They also come to reject salvation by sacraments * 1143 d. Peter Abelard * 1147-1148 The Second Crusade. Bernard of Clairvaux was the chief motivator of this crusade...
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  • Relationship with Gothic Architecture
    focus on rationalizing religion and believed God's divine revelation could best be understood through experience. The Cistercian Bernard of Clairvaux, who died in 1153, feared that Abelard's scholastic logic would deaden true spiritual understanding. Later, Bonaventure, a Franciscan who lived from...
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  • Christianity in Medievel Times
    1. Considering the entire period of the Middle Ages (500-1500), which was mightier, the word or the sword? In other words, did wars and violence or ideas, including religious, philosophical, literary ideas, have greater influence on the development of this time period. The history of mankind has...
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  • healing heart of democracy/ juggalo doc
    where they party hardy. Are they free to be who they are though? Is this really who they are, or is this the pack mentality persuading them to act out? If they are so free, why not act like this in your daily life? Palmer did an interview with YES magazine and discussed the idea of communities of...
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  • Names and Totalitarianism in Brave New World
    Huxley: Modern Satirical Novelist of Ideas", he writes, "Claud Bernard... has been called the father of experimental medicine. Bernard Marx specializes in hypnopaedia-in repetition rather than experiment. The novelist (Huxley) may also have been thinking of St Bernard of Clairvaux, French theologian and...
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  • Muslim Attitudes to Crusaders
    intenseheat of the sun, abounds more in reflexion, thanin blood; and, therefore, theyavoid coming close quarters, to because theyare aware how littleblood theypossess.' Guibert givesomeaccurate did information. statedthatthe He did Muslims not worship as Mohammed a god. Otto of Freising, who...
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