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St. Benedict for the Laity

Author: Eric Dean

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 0814615953

Category: Religion

Page: 104

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For some thirty years Eric Dean, as a layman, husband, parent, Presbyterian minister, Lafollette Professor of Humanities at Wabash College, and as an ecumenical oblate of a Benedictine abbey has reflected on and put into practice the Rule of St. Benedict. In Saint Benedict for the Laity he comments on how the Rule "has important things to say even to those of us who - because we are already committed to lives in the secular sphere - can never think of a monastic vocation. The rule can speak to us of values which, even apart from the daily structures of monastic life, are relevant to our own lives in 'the outside world.' "
St. Benedict for the Laity
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Eric Dean
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

For some thirty years Eric Dean, as a layman, husband, parent, Presbyterian minister, Lafollette Professor of Humanities at Wabash College, and as an ecumenical oblate of a Benedictine abbey has reflected on and put into practice the Rule of St. Benedict. In Saint Benedict for the Laity he comments on
Rule of St Benedict
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Benjamin Laird
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: CRC Press

The Rule of St Benedict, written around 1500 years ago by the Italian monk St Benedict of Nursia, is a slim handbook for monastic life - a subject many modern readers would regard as relatively niche. It is, however, also a model of the organized and clearly expressed thought produced
Monk Habits for Everyday People
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Dennis L. Okholm
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-01 - Publisher: Brazos Press

In their zeal for reform, early Protestant leaders tended to throw out Saint Benedict with the holy water. That is a mistake, writes Dennis Okholm, in Monk Habits for Everyday People. While on retreat in a Benedictine abbey, the author, a professor who was raised as a Pentecostal and a
Encyclopedia of Monasticism
Language: en
Pages: 2000
Authors: William M. Johnston
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-04 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
The Oblate Life
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Gervase Holdaway
Categories: Laity
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-01 - Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd

A comprehensive guide to living as an oblate - in the home, in society, at work and in the church. Written by experienced oblate directors from around the world, it is an essential, lifelong formative guide for anyone living or considering the oblate life.