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Explanation of the Rule of Benedict

Hildegard Saint

Explanation of the Rule of Benedict

by Hildegard Saint

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Published by Peregrina Pub. Co. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benedict, -- Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino.,
  • Benedictines -- Rules.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hildegard of Bingen ; translated with introduction and commentary by Hugh Feiss.
    SeriesPeregrina translations series -- no. 14. -- Matrologia Latina, Peregrina translations series -- 14., Peregrina translations series
    ContributionsFeiss, Hugh.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p. ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21453993M
    ISBN 10092066914X, 0092066915

      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 . 2 Commentary on the Rule of Saint Benedict from Benedict of Aniane, but no one can deny that he produced a very helpful and accessible vehicle for the dissemination of the Rule ofFile Size: 2MB.

    Excellent Commentary; Learned and Edifying, Novem "The Rule of St. Benedict" is an optimistic work. Sister Aquinata Bockman, the author of the book of commentary on it titled, "Expanding our Hearts in Christ: Perspectives on The Rule of Saint Benedict", says it is so for the monastic, and for the reader of The Rule who is a layperson. The Rule of St. Benedict and the Twelve Steps of Humility July 11th is the feast day of St. Benedict the great founder of monastic communities all across Italy. St. Benedict was born around AD and died around AD, though the purpose of this post is not to provide the biographical information regarding St. Benedict’s.

    The Rule of St. Benedict is a fairly short book, usually printed in fewer than pages, with its 73 chapters of a few paragraphs in length at most. Here the entirety of the Rule is contained in 70 pages. It is a good example of the statement, 'good things come in small packages'.This particular. Saint Gregory wrote about St. Benedict in his Second Book of Dialogues, but his account of the life and miracles of Benedict cannot be regarded as a biography in the modern sense of the term. Gregory’s purpose in writing Benedict’s life was to edify and to inspire, not .


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Explanation of the Rule of Benedict by Hildegard Saint Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hildegard of Bingen wrote the Eplanation of the Benedictine Rule for monks in Belguim, in the 12th century. This book has a fantastic introduction to the work written by Hugh Feiss and Ann McNamara. Hildegard's explanation is a practical and symypathetic guide for Benedictines.5/5(2).

About Hildegard of Bingen. Hildegard of Bingen ( - ), also known as Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, German Benedictine /5(5).

The Rule of St. Benedict: With Explanatory Notes and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(16).

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 Explanation of the Rule of Benedict book.

Feiss, Hugh (translator) Explanation of the Rule of Benedict in Matrologia Latina 14 () [Explanation of the Rule of Benedict] By permission of Peregrina Publishers. Please abide by the laws of copyright and Fair Use. The explicit purpose of Benedict's Rule was to teach monks and their superiors how to live the monastic life.

Today, nonmonastic readers approach the Rule in order to think about changing their lives. Benedict was aware that his Rule would need to be adapted to different times and circumstances.

Already in the text there is a wide discretionary power given to the superior. In the matter of clothing, for example, Benedict recognizes that more will be needed in colder regions and less in warmer and leaves it to the abbot to decide what is appropriate.

Benedict was a devout Italian Christian who became a monk at the age of 20, wishing to withdraw from the world after he visited Rome and was shocked by how immoral life in the Holy City had become. He founded his own monastery in The Benedictine Rule is strict—its main theme being absolute obedience to the Abbot.

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. Rule of St. Benedict. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. 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.

For its general character and also its illustration of St. Benedict's own life, see the article SAINT BENEDICT. " 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 name Benedict Option plays on the sixth century Benedict Rule, written by Benedict of Nursia during the turbulent decline of the Roman Empire. For Dreher, the West is going through a similar Author: Wyatt Graham.

Ora et labora (pray and work) is the well-known phrase that reflects the basic idea underlying the rule of monastic life, which was originally formulated by Saint Benedict of Nursia (around −) and initially intended as an internal rule for the monks of Benedict’s own monastery of Montecassino in Italy.

The Rule of Saint Benedict spread widely beginning in the seventh century, but in. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Rule of St. Benedict (regula Benedicti) was written by Benedict (c. AD ) as a rule for communal life under the order of an abbot (the head of the abbey). For fifteen centuries, it has served as a leading guide for balanced monastic living.

Search for books, ebooks, and physical media Search Search for books, articles, library site, almost anything Find Advanced Search Tips Combined Search Books & Media Articles & more. 3 Rule of St. Benedict Saint Benedict, Abbot of Monte Cassino.

CHAPTER I. Of the Kinds or the Life of Monks It is well known that there are four kinds of monks. The first kind is that of Cenobites, that is, the monastic, who live under a rule and an Size: KB. 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 of arms under the banner of Christ.

He proposes to establish a "school" in which the science of salvation shall be taught, so that by persevering in the. The Rule of St. Benedict establishes a way of life rooted in the Gospel and grounded in the scriptural principles of charity, humility, stability, and faithfulness.

It sets forth an outline for Christian discipleship drawn from the heart of Jesus’ ministry. It was the Rule of St. Benedict, derived from various and disparate sources, that provided for the monastic way of life a directory, at once practical and spiritual, that continued in force after 1, years.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.The Rule of Saint Benedict says, "When faith makes that progress, the heart is expanded, and is borne along with the indescribable sweetness of love." Lord, grant me such happiness that may expand, stretch and launch out into the deep in You as you asked Peter to.4/5.The Rule of Saint Benedict 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.