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By Aquinata Böckmann,Matilda Handl

ISBN-10: 081464922X

ISBN-13: 9780814649220

This new e-book by way of Sister Aquinata Böckmann discusses the Prologue and chapters 1, 2, and three of the rule of thumb of St. Benedict. In a lectio regulae she plumbs the depths of Benedict’s imaginative and prescient. pay attention, the 1st note of the Prologue, is a key-phrase that describes the most stance of  the person monastic, some of the best, and the total group. hearing the Scriptures and in them to Christ courses members and the group on how you can “run at the approach of God’s commandments” towards the objective of communal existence in and with Christ. the 1st 3 chapters of the guideline concretize the rules of this communal spirituality of listening: the significance of a rule and a pastor for retaining the community’s attentiveness to existence; the superior’s accountability to hear participants in the group; and the mutual listening among chief and neighborhood individuals, despite their age.
As in her past books Sister Aquinata proves to be a real advisor into the spirit of Benedict’s Rule, which gives sound rules for listening in universal in a neighborhood of life.

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