The Last of the Fathers - Vintage

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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the encyclical letter, Doctor Mellifluus. Vintage hardback book, slight damage to dust cover, 1954 edition.
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    Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a dominant figure in the history of the Catholic Church and the last of the Church Fathers, died in his monastery in Burgundy on August 20,1153. In commemoration of the eighth centenary of his death, Pope Pius XII issued one of his most significant encyclical letters -- "Doctor Mellifluus" -- which Thomas Merton presents here, together with an introduction to the life and teachings of the great mystic.