Benedictine Options

However, I see these being demonstrated not by his Benedicts sailing “across the sea of crisis,” but by the Benedictines I have lived close to for almost half a century. Benedictine options are embodied in the lives—not just the life—of ...

Benedictine Options

You want insights for living? Look to people whose understandings have been practiced for fifteen hundred years. Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica, his twin sister, established a flexible pattern that has adopted, adapted, challenged—and outlived—myriad cultures. Their sons and daughters today, who devote their time and talents to the “school for the Lord’s service” launched by the Rule of Benedict, demonstrate a whole range of options that are accessible to anyone. It is a mistake to think that “forsaking the world” is the Benedictine option. Options (plural) are, instead, “for the sake of the world.”

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Benedictine Options
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Patrick Henry
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-15 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

You want insights for living? Look to people whose understandings have been practiced for fifteen hundred years. Saint Benedict and Saint Scholastica, his twin sister, established a flexible pattern that has adopted, adapted, challenged—and outlived—myriad cultures. Their sons and daughters today, who devote their time and talents to the “school
Pilgrim and Preacher
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Kathryne Beebe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Examines the numerous pilgrimage writings of the Dominican friar Fabri (1437/8-1502) not only as rich descriptions of the Holy Land, Egypt, and Palestine, but also as sources for the religious attitudes and social assumptions that went into their creation.
Voting and Faithfulness
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Cafardi, Nicholas P.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher: Paulist Press

Fifteen essays aimed at voters on a variety of topics such as faithful citizenship, how Catholics perceive and talk about issues such as war, life issues, character issues, and how our bishops teach.
Called to the Life of the Mind
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Richard J. Mouw
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-27 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

“I wasn’t supposed to spend my life in the world of scholarship,” Richard Mouw acknowledges at the beginning of Called to the Life of the Mind. Yet he has indeed spent his career in the academy -- and has become one of the most widely respected evangelical Christian scholars of
Creation as Sacrament
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: John Chryssavgis
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

John Chryssavgis explores the sacred dimension of the natural environment, and the significance of creation in the rich theological history and spiritual classics of the Orthodox Church, through the lens of its unique ascetical, liturgical and mystical experience. The global ecological crisis affecting humanity's air, water, and land, as well