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Bernard of Clairvaux (c.1090- 1153): a bibliography


San Bernardo, de Juan Correa de Vivar (Museo del Prado).jpg 

San Bernardo by Juan Correa de Vivar, held in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain

Recommended brief reference sources on Bernard and the Crusades:

Wikipedia on Bernard (and Crusades)

Bernard of Clairvaux: Christian History magazine

The Crusades: Christian History magazine, issue 40

Select Books and Full-text Articles on Bernard of Clairvaux and the Crusades

1,000 full-text, peer-reviewed articles on "The Crusades" from Luther's Library catalog

NOTE: Hundreds more articles may be available on Bernard that are not full-text online, but available from our library or via Interlibrary loan.  Simply use the online catalog as follows: If you are looking for books/articles written BY Bernard you should search our online catalog or databases for his name as an AUTHOR (Bernard of ClairvauxSaint1090 or 1091-1153). If you want to find resources ABOUT Bernard or his theology, search for Subjects related to him  ("Theology Middle Ages", or "Crusades" , for example).

Here's a link to Books on Bernard and his theology available at Luther Sem; hundreds of others available by interlibrary loan in Minnesota (Minitex).      Books on the Crusades available at Luther Sem Library

Also consult the following databases for helpful articles or abstracts on Bernard (both JSTOR and Open Access Theological Library have hundreds of book chapters or articles on Bernard : JSTOR link;   OADTL link (includes several dissertations)

Select Books on Bernard at Luther Sem (**designates EBOOKS)