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Why You Should Crusade

Bernard of Clairvaux, who wrote the beautiful essay "On Loving God," also urged Christians to fight for Christ. Here are some excerpts from a letter written in 1147:

The earth has been shaken and has trembled, because the Lord has caused his land to lose territory. His land, I repeat, where he was seen and in which he lived among men for more than thirty years. His land, which he honored by his birth, ...

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