Title: Benedict's Rule: A Translation and ...
Publisher: Liturgical Press June 1996
Publication Date: 1996
Book Condition: New
A new translation and line-by-line commentary on the Rule, along with the full Latin text. Articles on literary and historical aspects of its development, such as its appropriation of St. Basil, St. John Cassian, and St. Augustine, make this an invaluable contribution to our knowledge of this crucial monastic text. 664 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 20100517172523
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.
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. Overviews - summaries of notes, source criticism, or structural criticism - follow some chapters, and a large bibliography of the current scholarship and source references are also included. Benedict's Rule: A Translation and Commentary also includes the Latin text of the Regula Benedicti. This reference work is invaluable to libraries and to those who are called to interpret the Rule. It will be opened again and again. Indexed.
Product Description: 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 spriritual doctrine.
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