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Aelred of Rievaulx was born in the borderlands of Northumbria was raised at the royal court of Scotland. While traveling in King David’s service in 1134, the restless young man visited Rievaulx, a new foundation of the Cistercian monks in Yorkshire. The next day he returned to become a monk, and thirteen years later became abbot. In this second volume on spiritual friendship, written near the end of his life, Aelred completes his early treatise and shares his mature experience of the love of his companions and the love of God.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-193-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Apr 13,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 146
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-193-5
$152.00
$91.20

Aelred of Rievaulx was born in the borderlands of Northumbria was raised at the royal court of Scotland. While traveling in King David’s service in 1134, the restless young man visited Rievaulx, a new foundation of the Cistercian monks in Yorkshire. The next day he returned to become a monk, and thirteen years later became abbot. In this second volume on spiritual friendship, written near the end of his life, Aelred completes his early treatise and shares his mature experience of the love of his companions and the love of God.

Aelred of Rievaulx was born in the borderlands of Northumbria was raised at the royal court of Scotland. While traveling in King David’s service in 1134, the restless young man visited Rievaulx, a new foundation of the Cistercian monks in Yorkshire. The next day he returned to become a monk, and thirteen years later became abbot. In this second volume on spiritual friendship, written near the end of his life, Aelred completes his early treatise and shares his mature experience of the love of his companions and the love of God.

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Aelred of Rievaulx

Mary Laker SSND

Douglass Roby

  • CONTENTS (page 6)
  • AELRED'S LIFE (page 9)
  • THE DOCTRINE OF THE SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP (page 21)
  • SOURCES OF THE SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP (page 35)
  • AELRED IN THE TRADITION OF MONASTIC FRIENDSHIP (page 42)
  • PROLOGUE (page 50)
  • THE ORIGIN OF FRIENDSHIP (page 55)
  • THE FRUITION AND EXCELLENCE OF FRIENDSHIP (page 73)
  • THE CONDITIONS AND CHARACTERS REQUISITE FOR UNBROKEN FRIENDSHIP (page 94)
  • ABBREVIATIONS (page 136)
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (page 140)
  • ANALYTIC INDEX (page 143)