In Praise of the Modesty of the Bride

Sermon 86 on The Song of Songs

There is no reason to ask me further why the soul should seek the Word; I have said more than enough. Let us now continue our consideration of the rest of this passage, insofar as it refers to conduct of life. First then observe the modesty of the Bride...

Bernard of Clairvaux died in 1153, not having completed his commentary on the Song of Songs.

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