This modern translation of St. Benedict's classic Rule retains the richness and elegance of the original, while making the language more accessible for the modern reader. Love forms the guiding theme of the Rule, showing us how we must truly seek God in all that we do. The three main keys to following the Rule are obedience, patience and humility.
Written in the sixth century, The Rule of St Benedict towers in the great tradition of Christian Monasticism. Its leading characteristics are it's wonderful discretion, moderation, and keen insight into the capabilities and weaknesses of human nature. Here is a common sense approach to arranging life so that Christian spirituality and virtue can be lived out in any community setting.
Available in an imitation Leather - Premium UltraSoft binding (Item# 1111560) or in softcover (Item #1111561)
The imitation leather cover can be personalized with a name or initials. Book measures approximateoy 4 3/4 inches by 7 inches by 1/2 inch.