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Liturgical Press

Sermons on the Christian Year

Volume One

Isaac Of Stella, Translated by Hugh McCaffery, OCSO, with introduction by Bernard McGinn

Sermons on the Christian Year
Sermons on the Christian Year

ISBN: 9780879071110, CF011P

Details: 236 pgs, 6 x 9
Publication Date: 04/26/2016
Cistercian Publications

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Isaac of Stella was an English-born Cistercian who studied in the schools before entering monastic life and becoming abbot of Stella in 1147. His liturgical sermons inject a speculative philosophical inquisitiveness into imaginative meditations on scenes from Scripture. Isaac combined the increasingly technical vocabulary of the cathedral schools with the spiritual tradition of the monastery. Dialectic is here combined with meditative reflection.