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By Aquinata Böckmann,Matilda Handl

ISBN-10: 081464922X

ISBN-13: 9780814649220

This new publication through 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 be aware of the Prologue, is a key-phrase that describes the most stance of  the person monastic, some of the best, and the complete neighborhood. hearing the Scriptures and in them to Christ courses participants and the group on the way to “run at the means of God’s commandments” towards the objective of communal lifestyles in and with Christ. the 1st 3 chapters of the rule of thumb concretize the foundations of this communal spirituality of listening: the significance of a rule and a pastor for holding the community’s attentiveness to existence; the superior’s accountability to hear participants in the group; and the mutual listening among chief and group 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 supplies sound rules for listening in universal in a group of life.

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