Unlimited [Science Fiction Book] ↠ On Grace & Free Choice/de Gratia Et Libero Arbitrio - by Bernard of Clairvaux ½

By Bernard of Clairvaux | Comments: ( 928 ) | Date: ( Dec 07, 2019 )

Bernard ponders a question dear to early ism and the Reformation How far can the fallen human person cooperate in salvation


  • Title: On Grace & Free Choice/de Gratia Et Libero Arbitrio
  • Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
  • ISBN: 9780879070700
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux, O.Cist 1090 August 20, 1153 was a French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian monastic order After the death of his mother, Bernard sought admission into the Cistercian order Three years later, he was sent to found a new house, which Bernard named Claire Vall e, of Clairvaux , on 25 June 1115 Bernard would preach an immediate faith, in which the intercessor was the Virgin Mary In the year 1128, Bernard assisted at the Council of Troyes, at which he traced the outlines of the Rule of the Knights Templar, who soon became the ideal of Christian nobility.



Comments On Grace & Free Choice/de Gratia Et Libero Arbitrio

  • Dwight Davis

    It's hard to rate this. I enjoyed bits of it, but I then I disagreed with him on freedom of choice. I also had to read this in one sitting, which is a bad idea. So I may enjoy it more when I spend some more time with it.


  • Jeremy Manuel

    This work was Bernard of Clairvaux's attempt to tackle the issue of free choice and how that interacts with the existence of God, particularly one who is all powerful and all knowing. He insists that humans have free choice, but that our free choice is not complete. We have freedom from necessity, that means we can choice and have a will, but we do not have freedom from sin or sorrow. This basically means that while we do choose things in our life, our lack of freedom from sin or sorrow only ena [...]


  • Robin Bittick

    Excellent theology concerning free choice, free counsel, and free pleasure, and what was lost because of sin. We have free choice, but do not have freedom from sin nor freedom from sorrow. John Calvin was influenced by Bernard of Clairvaux, and upon reading this book, I can see why. Reformed Christians will appreciate his wisdom.


  • Ryan Linkous

    Bernard's main attempt with the book is to defend free choice as that which makes one liable or responsible for anything, contra. typical Augustinian predestinationism. Bernard does have some helpful insights. If I were to meet an Arminian, I would want him to have thought through his case as thoroughly and in the same vein as Bernard. The main thing I am doubtful about is his insistence on freedom of choice. He claims there are three types of freedom, freedom of choice, freedom of counsel (from [...]


  • Michael Hastings

    Bernard's analysis of free choice may not be widely accepted today. It may not even be absolutely incontrovertibly right. However it does for the most part ring true with the content of scripture in a profoundly simple way. His invention of the three types of freedom is genius.


  • Dylan Perry

    Despite the occasional spelling or punctuation error, Clairvaux added an interesting perspective on the types of free will a person may of may not have.


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