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St. Benedict"s Rule for monasteries

Benedict Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino.

St. Benedict"s Rule for monasteries

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Published by The Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Rules -- Rules.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated from the Latin by Leonard J. Doyle.
    GenreRules
    ContributionsDoyle, Leonard J. 1914-, Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 100 p. ;
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16464033M


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A Pax Book, preface by W.K. Lowther Clarke. London: S.P.C.K., ) PROLOGUE Hearken continually within thine heart, O son, giving attentive ear to the precepts of thy master.

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“Keeping every rule for the love of Christ.” Benedict of Nursia ca. —ca. ) Organizes Monks. The Rule of St Benedict Trans. Rev. Boniface Verheyen, OSB.

Abridged, modernized and introduced St. Benedicts Rule for monasteries book Stephen Tomkins. Edited and prepared for the web by Dan Graves. This rulebook for the monastic life was written by Benedict around Saint Benedict, founder of the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino and father of Western monasticism; the rule that he established became the norm for monastic living throughout Europe.

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Louis, Description: vi, pages ; 14 cm. Almost all we know about St Benedict comes from St Gregory the Great's Dialogues, where he says that Benedict, vir Dei benedictus, the blessed man of God, 'wrote a Rule for monks that is remarkable for its discretion and its clarity of language' (Dialogues, B ch.

36) Although the original manuscript of the Rule (often referred to by its initials, RB) has been lost, the Codex San. St. Benedict contributed more than anyone else to the rise of monasticism in the West. His Rule was the foundational document for thousands of religious communities in the Middle Ages.

To this day, The Rule of St. Benedict is the most common and influential Rule used by monasteries and monks, more than 1, years after its writing.4/5(1). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Benedict, RULE OF Saint.—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 its general character and also its illustration of St.

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About The Rule of Saint Benedict. Composed nearly fifteen hundred years ago by the father of Western monasticism, The Rule of St.

Benedict has for centuries been the guide of religious communities. 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.

Composed nearly 1, years ago by the father of Western monasticism, The Rule of St. Benedict has for centuries been the guide of religious communities. 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.

The Rule of Saint Benedict (Regula Benedicti) is a book of precepts written by St. Benedict of Nursia (c–) for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot.

The spirit of St. Benedict’s Rule is summed up in the motto of the Benedictine Confederation: pax (“peace”) and the traditional ora et labora (“pray and work”). 1 Idleness is the enemy of the soul.

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4 From the fourth hour until the time of Sext. Benedict is known to us principally through the Second Book of the Dialogues of St. Gregory the Great: “The Life and Miracles of St. Benedict”. This text appeared within 50 years of St.

Benedict’s death. The Order of St Benedict. Saint Benedict was one of the many Abbots who wrote a Rule for monks. A handy, pocket-sized edition of St. Benedict's Rule with sections dated so that the Rule may be read three times a year.

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Book Description. The Rule of St Benedict, written around years ago by the Italian monk St Benedict of Nursia, is a slim handbook for monastic life – a subject many modern readers would regard as relatively is, however, also a model of the organized and clearly expressed thought produced by good reasoning skills – a mainstay of critical thinking.

A handy, pocket-sized edition of St. Benedict's Rule with sections dated so that the Rule may be read three times a year. Leonard J. Doyle His translations include such titles as Parish Holy Week Missal (), The Simplification of the Rubrics (), Commentary for Benedictine Oblates (), Benedictinism Through Changing Centuries (), A.

The Rule of Benedict Relevant and Appropriate The Christ-centredness of the Rule and of the life to which it gives rise is over-whelming. Christ stands at the head of every avenue Christ is the begin-ning and the end, the ground of my being and the goal of my seeking. With Christ all things become possible; without Christ nothing makes.

The Rule of St. Benedict is a timeless document - in so many ways as fresh and relevant as it was when it was written almost fifteen hundred years ago. Although written for monastics, many of the issues addressed in the Rule can be applied to life in the world outside the monastic community.

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His translation from Latin of St. Benedict's Rule for Monasteries,which was published inis still sold by The Liturgical Press. The Rule of St. Benedict is still the most foundational piece of monastic spirituality in the Western world.

The Rule (as it is usually called) is about community living—a day-to-day basic guide originally written for Christian men who wanted to be monks, telling them what to do, how to be Christ-followers in that unique way, and how to get.