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Scriptural exegesis in the Rule of Benedict.

Mary Forman

Scriptural exegesis in the Rule of Benedict.

by Mary Forman

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benedict, -- Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino,
  • Bible -- Use

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Toronto, 1995.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination383 leaves.
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20807056M
    ISBN 100612026566

    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. Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary is the first line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule of Benedict written originally in English. This full commentary - predominately a literary and historical criticism - is based on and includes a new translation and is accompanied by essays on Benedict's spiritual doctrine.

    The Rule of St. Benedict 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. The Rule of Saint Benedict or Regula Benedict was written by Saint Benedict of Nurisa, the patron saint of work is a compilation of instructions for communal monks who live in.

    LibriVox recording of The Rule of St. Benedict, by St. Benedict of Nursia. 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 . 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. 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.


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Scriptural exegesis in the Rule of Benedict by Mary Forman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Online Edition: November Vol. XIV, No. Pope Benedict XVI Addresses Synod — On Biblical Exegesis and Theology. In Pope Benedict’s reflection presented at the synod on Octo he commented on the need for scriptural exegesis (critical analysis) and hermeneutics (interpretation) to be thoroughly informed by authentic theology, in accordance with the Second Vatican Council’s.

As prepared by the Benedictine monk and priest Timothy Fry, this translation of The Rule of St. Benedict can be a life-transforming book. With a new Preface by Thomas Moore, author of The Care of the Soul.

"God is our home but many of us have strayed from our native land. The venerable authors of these Spiritual Classics are expert guides--may /5(48). What can I say, except this is a superlative commentary on the Rule of St. Benedict, following the venerable way of reading the Rule and finishing it every 4 months.

It is very understandable that I really wonder what passes for understandable in the mind of the one who rated this book a /5(13). The spirit of Saint Benedict's Rule is summed up in the motto of the Benedictine Confederation: pax ("peace") and the traditional ora et labora ("pray and work").

Compared to other precepts, the Rule provides a moderate path between individual zeal and formulaic institutionalism; because of this middle ground it has been widely popular. The Rule of St. Benedict 1 The Rule of Saint Benedict (Translated into English. 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. Understand with willing mind and effectually fulfil thy holy father’s admonition; that thou.

Fr Holden, assistant priest in St Augustine's, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and co-author of the popular Evangelium catechetical resource brings out the traditional context in which Pope Benedict is trying to place modern scriptural exegesis, and the great enrichening for all this could involve.

Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary is the first line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule of Benedict written originally in full commentary - predominately a literary and historical criticism - is based on and includes a new translation and is accompanied by essays on Benedict's spiritual :   Several Oblates have asked for suggestions on commentaries on the Rule of St.

Benedict (RB). The list is too exhaustive to list. Commentaries can be broken into three primary groups; devotional, line by line (exegesis), and a combination of the two.

Introduction to Study the Holy Rule of Saint Benedict and Abbot Philip Lawrence’s accompanying commentary. Benedict’s Rule for monastic living has been soul inspiring and formative for countless numbers of persons who have lived as monks, nuns, priests, deacons, teachers, parish workers, seekers of holiness, and so many others.

This is the most comprehensive commentary on the Rule of St. Benedict available in English. It's dry reading but highly informative when read along with Benedict's Rule. Kardong refers to all the major commentators on the Rule world-wide so that this book gives the reader access to a broad range of interpretation of this important document.4/5(K).

Biblical Exegesis Discovering the Meaning of Scriptural Texts By John Piper For more free resources, go to 2 Preface John Wesley once said, “I have thought I am a creature of a day, passing through life as He has written it down in a book. O give me that Book at any price,File Size: 1MB.

Benedict exhorts his readers to "Live in fear of judgment day and have a great horror of hell. Yearn for everlasting life with holy desire" [p. 13]. The concept of hell is more foreign, less visceral and immediate, to those of us who live in a secular society than it was for Christians in Benedict's time.

I recently found the following lengthy excerpt from the book Pilgrim Fellowship Of Faith: The Church As Communion by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (aka Pope Benedict XVI). There are a few typos in the text, but since I do not own this particular book I am unable to correct them.

This represents the current pope’s stance on Sola Scriptura, so while it takes a few minutes to read, it is important. 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 nobility. Benedict's little book eventually developed into the preeminent monastic legislative code, a distinction it maintains 5/5(3).

HE DIED AND MET GOD, AND HE WASN'T READY. The incredible near-death experience of Fr. Rick Wendell. - Duration: Queen of Peace Media 1, views. Books shelved as benedictine: The Rule of Saint Benedict by Benedict of Nursia, Seeking God: The Way of St.

Benedict by Esther de Waal, The Rule of Bened. The Benedict Option: What is It?, Wyatt Graham - Read more Christian book reviews and excerpts.

Rod Dreher’s book The Benedict Option has gained a foothold in the minds of : Wyatt Graham. Far from believing that modern exegetical insights and abilities make earlier interpretations of Scripture naive curiosity, de Lubac communicates to the modern reader his own appreciation and knowledge of the irreplaceably creative role that exegesis of the church fathers and of medieval theologians played in the survival and formulating of : The The Rule of Saint Benedict Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Benedict of Nursia.

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.

While Benedict's rule was written for monks and served as the standard in many Western monasteries for centuries, it was composed long before there were groups called Benedictines, Basilians, or Augustinians.

The spiritual teachings of the Rule, rooted in Scripture, were largely identical to the spirituality of the early Christian church as a : Cistercian Publications.Benedict’s Rule: A Commentary is the first line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule of Benedict written originally in English.

A monk who has striven to live according to the Rule of Benedict for thirty-five years, Father Kardong relates it to modern monastic life while examining the sources (Cassian, Augustine, and Basil) Benedict used to establish his Rule.Now in Benedict's Rule he has completed a line-by-line exegesis of the entire Rule - the first such in the English language.

This commentary is based on a new translation, and it is accompanied by essays on Benedict's spiritual doctrine. The Latin texts of the Rule, as published in RB (The Liturgical Press, ), are included.