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On Loving God

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

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Description:

You want me to tell you why God is to be loved and how much.I answer, the reason for loving God is God Himself; and the measure of love due to Him is immeasurable love. . . .Saint Bernard's On Loving God is one of his most delightful, and most widely read, works. It stands in the tradition of the Fathers of the Church, but it carries patristic teaching into the Middle Ages and into the cloister. Its famous affirmation that God is to be loved without limit, sine modo, is taken directly from the letters of Saint Augustine. While the tract is not an example of scholastic theology, it shows a typically twelfth-century love of logic and an unexpectedly precise use of terminology. In reading or listening to this work, it is very important, as with all medieval authors, to take them on their own terms, without superimposing on them categories favored by later generations, even our own. Or especially not our own.(summary from wiki and the reader)

Language:

English

Narrators:

Phil Chenevert

Length:

1h 43m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:55


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:16


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:05


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:29


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:51


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:14