To lead a discouraged people to the Holy War is as difficult as for Xerxes’ commanders to conduct the Persian troops to battle against the Greeks, The vassals of the great king were driven to the conflict by whips and sticks, for they were afraid to […]
God, says Bernard, has not cast us out of paradise to seek another paradise in this world. No, we are born to labor. Why do you seek the living among the dead? Why do you seek for living comforts, when you must expect to die daily? […]