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Sermons on the Final Verses of the Song of Songs Sermons 47-61 No. 44 (Cistercian Fathers Series) Wendy Mary Beckett

Sermons on the Final Verses of the Song of Songs Sermons 47-61 No. 44 (Cistercian Fathers Series)

Wendy Mary Beckett

Published August 1st 1983
ISBN : 9780879076443
Hardcover
208 pages
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When in 1191 John of Ford became abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Ford in southwest England, he was already a man of experience in the Order--having attended General Chapters and been abbot of Bindon--and he was renowned for his considerableMoreWhen in 1191 John of Ford became abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Ford in southwest England, he was already a man of experience in the Order--having attended General Chapters and been abbot of Bindon--and he was renowned for his considerable literary accomplishment. His Life of the neighboring recluse Wulfric of Haselbury enjoyed a long popularity in the Late Middle Ages. As abbot, John had to deal with the Interdict imposed against King John and the crippling taxation he levied on the Cistercian houses to support his campaign in Ireland. Turning adversity into opportunity, John prayed, May a new day dawn upon us, a day of your holy poverty and your holy love.