Bernard of Clairvaux Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

De gradibus humilitatis et superbiae [The Steps of Humility and Pride] (theological treatise) c. 1124

Apologia (theological treatise) before 1125

De baptismo [On Baptism] (theological treatise) before 1125

De conversione ad clericos [Sermon Addressed to Clerics, on Conversion] (theological treatise) before 1125

De in laudibus matris virginis [Sermons in Praise of the Virgin Mother] (theological treatise) before 1125

De diligendo Deo [On Loving God] (theological treatise) c. 1126-41

De gratia et libero arbitrio [On Grace and Free Will] (theological treatise) c. 1126-35

De laude novae militiae [In Praise of the New Knighthood] (theological treatise) c. 1128-35

Sermones de diversis [Sermons on Diverse Subjects] (theological treatise) c. 1136

Sermones de sanctis [Sacred Sermons] (theological treatise) c. 1136

Sermones in canticum canticorum [Sermons on the Song of Songs] (theological treatise) c. 1136

Contra quaedarn capitala errorum Abaelardi ad Innocentem II [Against the Errors of Peter Abelard] (theological treatise) 1140

Liber de praecepto det dispensatione [On Precept and Profession] (theological treatise) c. 1141-44

De consideratione [On Meditation] (theological treatise) c. 1148-53

Vitae Sancti Malachiae [The Life of St. Malachy] (theological treatise) after 1148

Seraphica melliflui devotique doctoris S. Bernardi scripia (edited by André Bocard) (theology, correspondence) 1509

The Letters of Saint Bernard (edited and translated by Bruno Scott James) 1953

The Works of Bernard of Clairvaux (Cistercian Fathers Series) 1970–

On the Song of Songs (translated by G. R. Evans) 1980

Bernard of Clairvaux: Selected Works (edited and translated by G. R. Evans) 1988

On Loving God (translated by Emero Stiegman and Robert Walton) 1996

St. Bernard of Clairvaux: Essential Writings (translated by Dennis E. Tamburello and John Farina) 2000