The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages

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Crossroad, 1992 - Religion - 180 pages
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Benedictine Sister and prominent author and speaker Joan Chittister contends that Benedictine spirituality is the most effective way to address the core issues of the 21st century: stewardship, relationships, authority, community, balance, work, simplicity, prayer, and spiritual and psychological development.

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Review: The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages

User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

As a Benedictine Oblate reading and reflecting on the Rule is a daily ritual. This rendering takes the Rule into the 21st Century with thought provoking reflections. Sr. Joan's often used references to non-Christian ancient wisdom is refreshing and helps keeps meditations on a global perspective. Read full review

Review: The Rule of Benedict: Insights for the Ages

User Review  - Laura Callanan - Goodreads

I read this in anticipation of a retreat I'm going on at the Erie Benedictine community. I find many overlaps with my own Quaker values and love the ways in which common sense, compassion, and ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Joan Chittister, OSB, is a Benedictine sister and international lecturer who has been a leading voice in spirituality for more than thirty years. She has authored over forty books, most recently "Uncommon Gratitude" and "The Monastery of the Heart", part of a program she is helping to develop to enable lay groups to live Benedictine spirituality in a contemporary way.

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