Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX

Christian Saint

Also known as BERNARD OF CLAIRVEAUX

Patron Saint of Gibraltar and Bee Keepers

Cisterian Abbot, theologian and mystic.

He promoted the Second Crusade and was firmly against the goings-on of Abelard.

Nevertheless his way with words earned him nicknames like ‘Doctor Mellifluous the Honey Sweet Teacher.’

He must have been fascinated by the Old Testament’s somewhat pseudo-erotic Song Of Songs (aka Canticle of Canticles) — he wrote eighty-six sermons on the subject. Ahem.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux Facts and Figures

Name: Bernard of Clairvaux
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: BERNARD OF CLAIRVEAUX

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1091-1153
Celebration or Feast Day: August 20th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 80

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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