Paper $19.95 ISBN: 9781589660236 Published April 2005

Aelred of Rievaulx

Spiritual Friendship, a new translation

Mark Williams

Aelred of Rievaulx
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Mark Williams

Distributed for University of Scranton Press

140 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2002
Paper $19.95 ISBN: 9781589660236 Published April 2005
Aelred of the Spiritual Friendship is one of the most important treatises on friendship to emerge from teh middle ages.  Working within a tradition that dates back to Cicero and other classical authors, Aelred (ca. 1110-67) discusses friendship from the perspective of Christian theology.
Contents
Introduction
 
Prologue
Book I: What is Friendship
Book II: The Advantages of Friendship
Book III: The Requirements of Unbroken Friendship
 
Appendix: The Rhetoric of Love and Friendship: Aelred's Path to Sanctissimus Amor
Notes
Bibliography
Index Locorum
General Index
Index of Latin Words and Phrases
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