The Rule of our Most Holy Father St. Benedict, Patriarch of Monks
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Published by R. Washbourne in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Benedictines.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Rules.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited in Latin and English by one of the Benedictine Fathers of St. Michael"s, near Hereford).
ContributionsJones, Leander, 1575-1635., Fursden, Cuthbert, d. 1638.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20521811M
OCLC/WorldCa551625957

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Origins. Christian monasticism first appeared in the Egyptian desert, in the Eastern Roman Empire a few generations before Benedict of the inspiration of Saint Anthony the Great (), ascetic monks led by Saint Pachomius () formed the first Christian monastic communities under what became known as an Abbot, from the Aramaic abba (father). Benedict is largely known for his book The Rule of St. Benedict, a collection of spiritual and administrative instructions for monks--as a result of this achievement, St. Benedict is often recognized as the founder of Western monasticism. The second half of St. Gregory's text is the reproduction of St. Benedict's seventy-three chapter Rule. The Rule of St. Benedict 3 dislike they esteem unlawful. And the fourth kind is that of the monks called Girovagi, who are all their lives guests for three or four days at a time in the different groups of cells through the various provinces. 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.