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Rule of St.Benedict

St.Benedict

Rule of St.Benedict

by St.Benedict

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Published by Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monasticism and religious orders,
  • Rules

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9780049M
    ISBN 100232515840
    ISBN 109780232515848

    St. Benedict; translation and introduction by Philip Freeman; read by Adam Barr. ST. BENEDICT OF NURSIA is a Christian saint born in He is best known for his Rule which he wrote in to guide and instruct monks living together in community. PHILIP FREEMAN earned a PhD from Harvard University and currently holds an endowed chair in humanities at Pepperdine University in Malibu, . The Rule opens with a prologue or hortatory preface, in which St. Benedict sets forth the main principles of the religious life, viz.: the renunciation of one’s own will and the taking up .

    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. 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 : Penguin Random House.   Modestly described by its author as "a little rule for beginners," this masterpiece of spiritual wisdom dates from the sixth century. It was originally intended as a manual for aspiring monks, a diverse group composed of serfs, scholars, shepherds, and sons of the : Dover Publications.

    From the time it was first promulgated in the sixth century, The Rule of St. Benedict has been one of the most influential, enduring documents of Western ed for the guidance of his own monks at Monte Cassino, St. Benedict's Rule has become the basis for the rules of practically every Christian monastic community in the West. In it are the guidelines for living the spiritual Format: Ebook. This rule of life is - in Christ - the heart and soul of the most successful religious order in history. Written by a spiritual father for his children, The Rule of St. Benedict is not only an ideal guide for the individual wishing to follow the Benedictine path; it is also an indispensable tool for the spiritualization of family life. A timeless classic by the founder of Western monasticism.


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Everybody has a rule of life, but it's a rare person who takes the time to spell her ethos out. Benedict's Rule, formulated in the sixth century, is among the most comprehensive and vital rules of life in the history of monasticism.

Benedict was a tough guy--his standards of obedience, humility, /5(48). From the time it was first promulgated in the sixth century, The Rule of St. Benedict has been one of the most influential, enduring documents of Western civilization.

Composed for the guidance of his own monks at Monte Cassino, St. Benedict's Rule has become the basis for the rules of practically every Christian monastic community in the West. In it are the guidelines for living the spiritual life -- through /5(14). The Rule of St.

Benedict, or simply ‘the Rule’ (or RB) was written by St. Benedict of Nursia, considered by some the Father of Western Monasticism and his Rule—which are guidelines for living in community—is the model for all others which came after.4/5(). Rule of St. Benedict. The Rule of Benedict constitutes a basic guide for living the Christian life and continues to be followed by every Benedictine monastery and convent in the world today.4/5.

A monastic rule of life might seem an unlikely bestseller but the Rule of St Benedict was almost certainly the most-read book outside of the Bible for five centuries around AD. In this kindle version, it is preserved in solid English, with a guide to reading it day by day/5(76).

The Rule contains directions for all aspects of monastic life, so the brothers could go about their duties without "justifiable grumbling". The Rule comes complete with job descriptions for the the Abbot and his staff.

This little book Rule of St.Benedict book used in the great monasteries throughout Europe for centuries/5(84).

The Rule contains directions for all aspects of monastic life, so the brothers could go about their duties without "justifiable grumbling". The Rule comes complete with job descriptions for the the Abbot and his staff. This little book was used in the great monasteries throughout Europe for centuries/5().

The Rule of St. Benedict 2 hold of his suggestions or ever they be come to maturity and has dashed them against the Rock which is Christ. Those who fear the Lord are not puffed up by their own good observance of rule, but reckoning that the good that is in them could not be.

Written by Rudolf Pretzler " The Rule of Saint Benedict " is a compendium of rules by which monks are supposed to live by. The 73 chapters of the rule describe how a community of monks has to behave in order to not only be pleasing to God but also be able to persevere for the lifetime of each : Benedict of Nursia.

The Rule of Saint Benedict or Regula Benedict was written by Saint Benedict of Nurisa, the patron saint of Europe. This work is a compilation of instructions for communal monks who live in monasteries presided over by abbots and detailed regulations for monks.

These mandate the daily activities, expectations, and duties of men within a monastery. This book offers a clear presentation of monastic spirituality and opens it to persons outside monastery walls. It links St Benedict's teaching to earlier spiritual traditions and shows how various elements of monastic life complement each other.

What, to St Benedict, seemed this little rule that we have written for beginners is to modern readers beyond reach or imagination. However, the Rule is inspirational in its zeal and discipline for those who are serious to build their lives around the rhythms of grace and the presence of God/5.

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. THE-RULE-OF-SAINT-BENEDICT Download The-rule-of-saint-benedict ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

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Benedict. Publication Date: Ma ; Genres. Benedict’s Rule: A Translation and Commentary by Terrence G. Kardong, O.S.B. is the first line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule of Benedict written originally in English. This full commentary — predominately literary and historical criticism — is based on and includes a Latin text of Regula Benedicti (Liturgical Press).

Quote: The Rule of Saint Benedict (Regula Benedicti) is a book of precepts written by St. Benedict of Nursia for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot. Since about the 7th century it has also been adopted by communities of women.

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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 :   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Boniface Verheyen, OSB of St. Benedict's Abbey, Atchison, Kansas Electronic text (with added scripture references) Rule of St. Benedict Saint Benedict, Abbot of Monte CassinoFile Size: KB.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. 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.Apply the Rule of St.

Benedict to any community setting, whether in the monastery or in your family! Written in the sixth century by the father of monasticism, St. Benedict himself, thiscommon-sense guide to living a truly Christian life is applicable to anyone, in or outside of the cloister.

Learn from the Rule's wonderful discretion, moderation.