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The Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the encyclical letter, Doctor Mellifluus

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01The Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Claivaux and the Encyclical letter Doctor MallifluusIn May, 1953 the Holy Father issued the encyclical Doctor Mallifluus to commemorate the eighthBlaher, Damian J., OFM America 91 (17 July 1954). Damian J. Blaher, OFM
1954
02 It is not too late to read about St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the eighth centenary of whose death was  America (27 November 1954).
1954
03Merton, Thomas"This little book is an introduction to an Encyclical of Pope Pius XII (included at the end of theReady, W.B.; and R.L. Bruckberger Book Rev Digest (September 1954). Contains excerpts of reviews by W.B. Ready and R.L. Bruckberger
1954
04Thomas merton's Latest Treats of St. BernardThe purpose of Father Merton's book about St. Bernard of Clairvaux is to focus the attention of theHanlon, Frank Catholic Standard & Times Philadelphia PA (11 June 1954). Frank Hanlon
1954
05A Holy LifeSaint Bernard of Clairvaux's death eight hundred one years ago inspired the writing of an encyclicalSmith, Leander W. Courant Harftford, Conn (1 August 1954). Leander W. Smith. 2 copies, one on original newsprint
1954
06Merton's Appraisal of St. BernardDuring last year, the 800th anniversary of the death of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, one of theHabich, William Courier Journal Louisville, KY (27 June 1954). William Habich
1954
07Sweet DoctorThe "doctor whose teaching is as sweet as honey" and who was the last Father of the Church, has beenCallery, Sean Enquirer Cincinnati Ohio (13 June 1954). Sean Callery
1954
08Study of Saint Who Joined Sancity, ConflictIf prayer in print becomes too ostentatious, there is enough of the old Adam in me to make me feel  Evening News Buffalo NY (5 June 1954).
1954
09A Saint and a Doctor of the ChurchOn the 800th anniversary of the death of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Pope Pius XII, in May, 1953,Marchand, LaFayette L. Globe Boston Mass (11 July 1954). LaFayette L. Marchand. 2 copies, one on original newsprint.
1954
10The Last of the FathersThe life history of St. Bernard, the great preacher of the Crusades, together with a study of his  News Detroit Mich (27 March 1955).
1955
11St. Bernard's Doctrine CitedThe encyclical letter of Pope Pius XII, on the occasion of the eighth centenary of the death ofLosh, B.J. News Dayton Ohio (6 June 1954). B.J. Losh
1954
12The Latest MertonThe occasion of Thomas Merton's latest book was the publication by Pope Pius XII, on Pentecost, 1953Dacey, John J. Pilot Boston Mass (31 July 1954). John J. Dacey
1954
13The Last of the FathersA biography of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a famous Trappist monk and the great preacher of the  Retail Bookseller (May 1954). 2 copies, one original.
1954
14The Last of the FathersA biographical study of St. Bernard, his writings, and the recent papal encyclical on the 800th  Record Chelsea Mass (4 August 1954).
1954
15merton's Mellifluus DoctorFor some time it has been rumored that Thomas Merton was at work on a life of St. Bernard. ThisLentfoehr, Therese, SDS Renascence 8 (Autumn 1955): 47-49. Sister M. Therese
1955
16The Last of the FathersThe commemorative encyclical Doctor Mellifluus, issued by Pope Pius XII on the eighth centenary ofAshe, Geoffrey Sign 34 (28 August 1954). Geoffrey Ashe
1954
17Thomas Merton Writes a Book on St. BernardThis book was prompted by the papal encyclical issued by Pope Pius XII in 1953, entitled "Doctor  Star (26 June 1954). I.L.
1954
18The Great TrappistThis little book by Thomas Merton is an introduction to an Encyclical of Pope Pius XII (included atBruckberger, R.L.
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19Fr. Merton Writes Essay on St. BernardThomas Merton presents a penetrating, and as usual, highly personalized by very compact, andCasey, George W. Boston Mass (20 June 1954). George W. Casey
1954
20Merton, ThomasThis is an appreciation of the great work and influence of the monk, Bernard of Clairvaux, theReady, W.B.
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21The Last of the FathersThose who have come to expect that Thomas Merton's book will have a message to the faithful bearing 
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22From Father LouisThomas Merton's latest book, which is to be published in Jun, deals with a man and a saint who died 
1954
23Man of the ChurchThe Last of the Fathers is one hundred sixteen very readable pages by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, PopeNorton, Joseph E. Integrity 8 (August 1954): 46-47. Joseph E. Norton
1954
24 In his encyclical letter Doctor Mellifluus, issued in 1953 for the eighth centenary of St. Bernard'sBligh, John Month [London] 13 (May 1955): 313-314.
1955
25 In the Last of the Fathers, Thomas Merton presents us with the complete text, in strikinglyLentfoehr, Therese, SDS Catholic World 179 (Summer 1954): 478-479.
1954
26Books of the Week: SAINT BERNARD The Last of the Fathers.This is a very short study of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux based on the Papal Encyclical published from the VaticanJames, Bruno S. Tablet [London] (12 February 1955): 12.
1955
27 This is a title frequently given to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, who,Meikle, A. J. Life of the Spirit 9.105 (March 1955): 436.
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