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Peter the Venerable

(Peter of Montboissier; ca. 1092 to 1156). B. Auvergne, Fr.; monk at Cluny 1109; abbot Cluny 1122; friend of Bernard* of Clairvaux; gave shelter to P. Abelard*; preferred literal sense of Scripture, avoiding allegorical speculation. Works include writings against Jews and Saracens.

MPL, 189, 9–1072.

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