Benedict's Disciples

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David Hugh Farmer
Gracewing, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 393 pages
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A fascinating presentation of the great monastic figures, monks and nuns, who have contributed so much to British history, written by a range of the foremost Benedictine scholars of out time. Spanning the period from the sixth century to the twentieth, these lives show the followers of the Rule of St Benedict to have been one of the most important influences in the making of Europe. Edited by the noted scholar and mediaevalist Hugh David Farmer.

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Contents

St Benedict
21
St Gregory and St Augustine
41
St Hilda and St Etheldreda
70
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About the author (1995)

David Hugh Farmer, formerly Reader in History at Reading University, is the author or editor of nine books. One of these was Magna Vita Sancti Hugonis: The Life of St Hugh of Lincoln by Adam of Eynsham, which he edited with Decima L. Douie for the Oxford Medieval Texts series. Others have been in
the related fields of monasticism, Bede and his age, and medieval spirituality.

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