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His Life, Rule, and Legacy
Terrence G. Kardong, OSB
Saint Columban: His Life, Rule, and Legacy contains a new English translation of a commentary on the entire Rule of Columban. Columban was a sixth-century Irish monk who compiled a written rule of lif ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition, 4
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell
In his novitiate conferences on the Rule of Saint Benedict, Thomas Merton introduces young men embarking on monastic life to the guiding document of that life. He emphasizes the importance of consider ...
Smaragdus of Saint Mihiel; Translated by David Barry, OSB
A ninth-century monk of Saint Mihiel near Verdun, Smaragdus composed his Commentary after the 816 Council of Aachen imposed the Rule of Saint Benedict on all monasteries in the vast Carolingian Empire ...
New Revised Edition
Edited and Translated by David M. Goldfrank
The life and Rule of Iosif Volotsky (1439/1440-1515) reveal many of the contradictory forces at work within the medieval muscovite church and russian monasticism: social reform amid noble privilege, m ...
A Doctrinal and Spiritual Commentary
Adalbert de Vogüé OSB
After living the Rule and studying it for many years, the author introduces it to those who are encountering it for the first time. The relationship of Benedict's Rule to other early monastic legistat ...
Pachomian Chronicles And Rules
Translated and annotated by Armand Veilleux OCSO, Foreword by Adalbert de Vogüé OSB
Descriptions of Pachomian monastic communities from a variety of ancient sources, including the Lausiac History and A History of the Monks in Egypt, and full translations of the Rule of Saint Pachomiu ...
Translation by Luke Eberle OSB; Introduction by Adalbert de Vogüé OSB
Three times longer than the Rule of Saint Benedict and in parts identical to it, the Regula Magistri encompasses the entire existence, material and spiritual, of the monastic community and its members ...