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Love’s Translations

From the June/July 2012 Print Edition

Song of Songs: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible ? by Paul J. Griffiths ?Brazos, 240 pages, $32.99 In a justly famous study, Monks and Love in Twelfth-Century France , the great Cistercian scholar Jean Leclercq offered a psychohistory of monasticism to explain why St. Bernard of Clairvaux . . . . Continue Reading »