Bernard of Clairvaux

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  • How Did Flon Influence Franco Felon?

    Francois Fenelon’s life was marked by zealous devotion to the order, authority, and preservation of the Roman Catholic Church and this passion often led to many inconsistencies in his life and thinking. Born in 1651 in Perigord, France, Fenelon’s zeal for knowledge showed even as a young child. As a young boy he entered the Jesuit College at Cahors, the continued his education at the Jesuit College du Plessis, and finished his theological training at the Seminary of St Sulpice. At the age of…

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  • The Comedia Of Virginity Summary

    The Comedia of Virginity: Mary and the Politics of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Theater was written by Mirzam C. Perez and published on October 15th 2012. This theater history book essentially discusses the important role that the character of the Virgin Mary had in 17th Century Spanish theater and politics. The author argues that there was much more to character of Mary than just her purity during this time. She argues that the Virgin Mary also represented something people could use to…

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  • Eleanor Of Aquitaine

    Introduction The focus of this report will be Eleanor of Aquitaine and the legacy on Medieval Europe. The sign legacy that Eleanor left in the Second Crusade. Eleanor of Aquitaine The court of William IX, the Grandfather of Eleanor of Aquitaine was where Eleanor grew up. Young Eleanor was constantly surrounded by poetry, music, and most notably, courtly love. Eleanor of Aquitaine also knew how to ride a horse proficiently, could speak Latin, learned history, arithmetic and she knew how to…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Legalization Of Marijuana

    The world dictionary describes the word hobby as "An activity done regularly in one 's leisure time for pleasure." To some a hobby might be creating a masterpiece out of puzzle pieces, to others it could be building model cars, and to some their hobby could consist of smoking the devil 's lettuce. What sets these hobbies apart? The first two can be done freely and in the open, but the last one has to be done exclusively in a secluded area because it is often frowned upon by society. The reason…

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  • Mani's Manicheanism

    Mani was the founder of the religion Manicheanism. The reason why he is even relevant in this book is because at the end of Gnosticism, Mani was the individual to take Gnosticism and make it into a religion. The religion itself taught that life is a dualist system in which all is black or white. Also, because of this dualism, none of the things that seemed opposite shall meet. At the time, Mani was famous for his story strikingly resembling the story of Jesus. It is said that at the age of…

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  • The Role Of Jews In Medieval Western Christendom

    While Jews certainly did prosper in medieval western Christendom - in Spain, England, France and the Holy Roman Empire - it is arguable whether this occurred during times of true Christian persecution, for this phrase implies a coherent, general and importantly, state-backed, form of oppression, which did not exist until late in the period. Indeed, even though anti-semitism did exist, the two distinct phases of Jewish prosperity during the Middle Ages were marked rather with tolerance and…

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  • St. Augustine Free Will Analysis

    MARCOS, Ferdinand M. 2PHL1 St. Augustine’s reconciliation on free will, goodness and authentic life. The concept of free will, God, and evil were always been a big talk in any era of Philosophy, specifically about divinity and supreme being-God. So I decided to concentrate on St. Augustine’s implications on free will and his work on the problem of evil. We are tackling on scholasticism, so I chose St Augustine’s philosophy regarding on freewill. On the First thought,…

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  • Essay On Churches In Medieval Times

    People are always changing. Our ideas and theology of the world is ever evolving. Some periods had more development than others. Buildings are often a continuum of the change. It makes sense considering for many they make the physical boundaries of our world. Churches in medieval times changed dramatically between 1150 and 1550, the style changed from Romanesque to Gothic. The reasons for this can be divided into three categories, Social, Technological, and Theological. Churches needed to be…

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