The rule of Saint Benedict

Titre : The rule of Saint Benedict
Auteur : Saint Benedict (Abbot of Monte Cassino.)
Éditeur : Darton Longman and Todd
ISBN-13 : UCAL:B4147277
Libération : 1984

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Formulated as guidelines for monks in the sixth century A.D., Benedict's injunctions to obedience, humility, and contemplation also provide an invaluable model for anyone who wishes to live more simply, more humbly, and in greater accord with the impulses of the heart and spirit.

The Rule of St Benedict in English

Titre : The Rule of St Benedict in English
Auteur : Saint Benedict (Abbot of Monte Cassino.)
Éditeur : Liturgical Press
ISBN-13 : 0814612725
Libération : 1982

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For fifteen centuries Benedictine monasticism has been governed by a Rule that is at once strong enough to instill order and yet flexible enough to have relevance fifteen hundred years later. English-only Edition.

Perspectives on the Rule of St Benedict

Titre : Perspectives on the Rule of St Benedict
Auteur : Aquinata Böckmann
Éditeur : Liturgical Press
ISBN-13 : 0814630413
Libération : 2005

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"A commentary on parts of the Rule of St. Benedict (prologue and chapters 53, 58, 72, and 73)"--Provided by publisher.

The Rule of St Benedict in English

Titre : The Rule of St Benedict in English
Auteur : Saint Benedict (Abbot of Monte Cassino.)
Éditeur : Vintage
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015055193307
Libération : 1998

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Thomas Moore, the best-selling author of The Care of the Soul, furnishes the introduction to this classic collection of rules for monastic living, including the sixth-century monk's injunctions to follow a path of obedience, humility, and contemplation. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

The Rule of Benedict

Titre : The Rule of Benedict
Auteur : St Benedict
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141902951
Libération : 2008-01-31

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Founder of a monastery at Monte Cassino, between Rome and Naples, in the sixth century, St Benedict intended his Rule to be a practical guide to Christian monastic life. Based on the key precepts of humility, obedience and love, its aim is to create a harmonious and efficient religious community in which individuals can make progress in the Christian virtues and gain eternal life. Here, Benedict sets out ideal monastery routines and regulations, from the qualities of a good abbot, the twelve steps to humility and the value of silence to such every day matters as kitchen duties, care of the sick and the suitable punishment for lateness at mealtimes. Benedict’s legacy is still strong – his Rule remains a source of inspiration and a key work in the history of the Christian church.

A Life Giving Way

Titre : A Life Giving Way
Auteur : Esther De Waal
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 0826490905
Libération : 2006-05-01

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Is it surprising that a sixth-century monastic text, the Rule of St Benedict, should be a guide for lay Christians living in today's world? In fact the questions which St Benedict had to face are still questions which face us today: How do I live with others? With the world? With myself? With God? How do I bring balance into my life? St Benedict speaks to the heart, and this commentary approaches the Rule in a prayerful and reflective way. It will help many people who today are seeking a contemplative centre in a busy life. St Benedict's writing is steeped in scripture. In the Middle Ages his rule was seen as a digest of the Bible. It therefore crosses the divides of the church and speaks to Christians of all denominations.

The Rule of St Benedict

Titre : The Rule of St Benedict
Auteur : St. Benedict
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486112596
Libération : 2012-03-02

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A 6th-century handbook for aspiring monks, this masterpiece of spiritual wisdom endures as the preeminent monastic legislative code. Its concise guidance promotes self-discipline, supported by community worship.

The Rule of Saint Benedict

Titre : The Rule of Saint Benedict
Auteur : Bruce L Venarde
Éditeur : Harvard University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780674053045
Libération : 2011-05-31

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One of the most influential texts in the Middle Ages, The Rule of Saint Benedict offers guidance about both the spiritual and organizational dimensions, from the loftiest to the lowliest, of monastic life. This new Latin-English edition has features of interest for first-time readers of the Rule as well as for scholars of medieval history and language. The Latin text is a transcription of manuscript 914 of the Abbey of St. Gall (Switzerland), an early ninth-century copy regarded as the version that most closely reproduces Benedict's style. The saintâe(tm)s idiom was informal, sometimes conversational, and heavily influenced by the spoken Latin of the sixth century CE. In the Rule his voice and thought processes come through in all their strength and humanity. Readers will find background to the monastic life in the notes. This volume also includes texts and translations of two letters that explain the origins of the St. Gall version as well as an index to all the translated materials.

RB 1980

Titre : RB 1980
Auteur : Saint Benedict (Abbot of Monte Cassino.)
Éditeur : Liturgical Pr
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015035341372
Libération : 1981-06

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For fifteen centuries Benedictine monasticism has been governed by a Rule that is strong enough to instill order and flexible enough to be relevant today.

The Holy Rule of St Benedict

Titre : The Holy Rule of St Benedict
Auteur : St. Benedict of Nursia
Éditeur : Lulu.com
ISBN-13 : 9781312168374
Libération : 2014-05-05

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This work holds the first place among monastic legislative codes, and was by far the most important factor in the organization and spread of monasticism in the West. St. Benedict's rules of obedience, humility, and contemplation are not only prerequisites for formal religious societies, they also provide an invaluable model for anyone desiring to live more simply.