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The Rule of St. Benedict

  • By Benedict of Nursia
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This beautiful hardback edition presents the classic text, The Rule of St. Benedict, presented with a gold embossed cover design and gilded page edges.

The Rule of St. Benedict
, composed by St. Benedict of Nursia around 529 CE, serves as a guidebook for communal Christian living within monasteries. It consists of a comprehensive set of instructions that promote a balanced life centered around prayer, work, and community.

The philosophy within the Rule advocates moderation, humility, obedience, and stability, providing a blueprint for harmonious living among individuals committed to a monastic life. It structures the daily routine of monks, dividing their time between prayer, spiritual study, manual work, and communal meals. It prioritizes the pursuit of God through a disciplined life while encouraging mutual respect and support among the members of the community.

St. Benedict's teachings revolve around the concept of 'ora et labora' - the integration of prayer and work - as a means to develop a strong spiritual foundation. He also speaks of the importance of hospitality, and of welcoming guests.

The Rule of St. Benedict has had a profound and enduring influence, shaping not only monastic life but also serving as a guide for those seeking a disciplined and purposeful existence in modern times. Its principles of balance, discipline, and community continue to resonate across cultures and generations, offering timeless wisdom for those pursuing a life of spiritual depth and order.

This elegant pocket-sized gift edition contains the classic and unabridged text, presented with a gold embossed cover design, ivory pages, beautifully designed endpapers and gold gilded page edges. Part of the Arcturus Ornate Classics series, this book makes wonderful gift for anyone interested in religion and spirituality.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound editions of iconic literary works across history. These compact, foil-embossed hardbacks are printed using deluxe ivory paper and make the perfect gift.

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    • SKU: 9781398843370
    • Manufacturer: SIRIUS ENTERTAINMENT
    • ISBN 13: 9781398843370
    • Publication Date: 11/05/2024
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Benedict of Nursia

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