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Rule of Saint Benedict

Mayeul de Dreuille

Rule of Saint Benedict

a commentary in light of world ascetic traditions

by Mayeul de Dreuille

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Published by Newman Press in New York .
Written in English

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

  • About the Edition

    Monasticism is a universal archetype present in all religions when they reach a developed level of spirituality. To get a better understanding of Christianity"s Benedictine Rule, which is the foundational document for western spirituality, renowned scholar Mayeul de Dreuille looks at the Rule in light of other traditions. He finds the basic values common to all forms of monastic life, then returns to comment on the Benedictine Rule, enriched by this knowledge. A scholarly work by the leading Benedictine theorist, the book--ʺ looks at elements common to all forms of monasticism.ʺ examines life within the cloister walls in Christian monasticism, Hindu monasticism, and Buddhist monasticism.ʺ explores daily monastic life through its work, prayer, chanting, and sacred texts.ʺ

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-372) and index.

    StatementMayeul de Dreuille ; translated from French with the collaboration of Mark Hargreaves.
    ContributionsBenedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX3004.Z5 D74 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 377 p. ;
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18726884M
    ISBN 100809105381
    LC Control Number2001058367

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