By Terrance G. Kardong
Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary is the 1st line-by-line exegesis of the total Rule of Benedict written initially in English. This complete remark - predominately a literary and ancient feedback - is predicated on and contains a new translation and is followed by means of essays on Benedict's non secular doctrine.
A monk who has striven to dwell in keeping with the guideline of Benedict for thirty-five years, Father Kardong relates it to trendy monastic lifestyles whereas studying the resources (Cassian, Augustine, and Basil) Benedict used to set up his Rule. Overviews - summaries of notes, resource feedback, or structural feedback - stick to a few chapters, and a wide bibliography of the present scholarship and resource references also are included. Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary also comprises the Latin textual content of the Regula Benedicti. This reference paintings is necessary to libraries and to people who are referred to as to interpret the rule of thumb. will probably be opened many times. Indexed.
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