Theologian of The Cross by Anthony N.S. Lane

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Author: Anthony N. S. Lane
Softcover - 280pp

This Catholic book offers a complete study of the doctrine of the cross in the writings of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. Until now, this theologically rich topic has not received the attention it calls for. Anthony Lane analyzes and expounds the doctrine of the cross based on the nearly seven hundred references to the cross in Bernard's writings. Place into the cart or wish list above.

Among the important topics the author explores are:

Bernard's letter against Abelard, a work of central significance for this topic
the "usward" aspect of Christ's work, its subjective influence on us, and the "Godward" aspect, the way in which the cross puts us right with God
objections to this teaching posed by Abelard and others
ways in which Bernard applies his doctrine of the cross
a concluding assessment of Bernard's teaching on the topic