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The Resource The rule of St. Benedict, translated, with introduction and notes by Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro

The rule of St. Benedict, translated, with introduction and notes by Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro

Label
The rule of St. Benedict
Title
The rule of St. Benedict
Statement of responsibility
translated, with introduction and notes by Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro
Title variation
Rule of Saint Benedict
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Since the 6th century, this has been one of the most influential documents of Western thought and civilization. Full of plain wisdom, the words of St. Benedict are a guide for work, prayer, study, and community life
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benedict
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX3004
LC item number
.E6 1975
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meisel, Anthony C.
  • Del Mastro, M. L
Series statement
An Image book original
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benedictines
  • Benedictines
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Italy
  • Kommentar
Label
The rule of St. Benedict, translated, with introduction and notes by Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of Regula
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-117)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The different kinds of monks and their customs -- The qualities of the abbot -- The counsel of the brothers -- The instruments of good works -- Obedience -- Silence -- Humility -- The divine office at night (Matins) -- How many psalms are to be said in the night office -- How the night office is to be said in summer -- How Matins is to be celebrated on Sundays -- Lauds -- celebration -- Lauds -- ordinary days -- Night office on saints' days -- The seasons during which Alleluia is chanted -- The day office -- The number of psalms said in the day office -- Psalms -- order to be chanted -- How the office should be performed -- Reverence at prayer -- The deans of the monastery -- How the monks are to sleep -- Excommunication for faults -- The measure of excommunication -- Grave faults -- Those who meet with the excommunicated without leave of the abbot -- The abbot's care of the excommunicated -- Those who do not change their ways despite much correction -- Readmittance of departed brothers -- Correction of youths -- The cellarer -- Property and utensils -- Private ownership by monks -- The apportionment of necessities -- Weekly kitchen service -- Sick brothers -- Old men and children -- The weekly reader -- Food apportionment -- Drink apportionment -- Dining hours -- No talk after Compline -- Late-comers to the Divine Office and meals -- How the excommunicated are to make satisfaction -- Mistakes in the oratory -- Offense in other matters -- Sounding the Hours of the Divine Office -- Daily manual labor -- Observance of Lent -- Brothers who work at a distance from the oratory or are traveling -- Brothers who do not go far -- The oratory of the monastery -- The reception of guests -- The receipt of letters and presents -- Clothing and shoes -- The abbot's table -- Artisans and craftsmen -- The admission of new brothers -- Sons of noblemen or of poor men offered to God's service -- Priests who would live in the monastery -- Reception of pilgrim monks -- Priests of the monastery -- Rank in the monastery -- Election of the abbot -- Provost of the monastery -- The porter of the monastery -- Brothers sent on a journey -- When a brother is asked to do the impossible -- No one shall presume to defend another in the monastery -- No one is to presume to strike another -- The brothers ought to obey one another -- The good zeal monks should possess -- All perfection is not herein attained
Control code
1693763
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9780385009485
Lccn
74033611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1693763
Label
The rule of St. Benedict, translated, with introduction and notes by Anthony C. Meisel and M.L. del Mastro
Publication
Note
Translation of Regula
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-117)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The different kinds of monks and their customs -- The qualities of the abbot -- The counsel of the brothers -- The instruments of good works -- Obedience -- Silence -- Humility -- The divine office at night (Matins) -- How many psalms are to be said in the night office -- How the night office is to be said in summer -- How Matins is to be celebrated on Sundays -- Lauds -- celebration -- Lauds -- ordinary days -- Night office on saints' days -- The seasons during which Alleluia is chanted -- The day office -- The number of psalms said in the day office -- Psalms -- order to be chanted -- How the office should be performed -- Reverence at prayer -- The deans of the monastery -- How the monks are to sleep -- Excommunication for faults -- The measure of excommunication -- Grave faults -- Those who meet with the excommunicated without leave of the abbot -- The abbot's care of the excommunicated -- Those who do not change their ways despite much correction -- Readmittance of departed brothers -- Correction of youths -- The cellarer -- Property and utensils -- Private ownership by monks -- The apportionment of necessities -- Weekly kitchen service -- Sick brothers -- Old men and children -- The weekly reader -- Food apportionment -- Drink apportionment -- Dining hours -- No talk after Compline -- Late-comers to the Divine Office and meals -- How the excommunicated are to make satisfaction -- Mistakes in the oratory -- Offense in other matters -- Sounding the Hours of the Divine Office -- Daily manual labor -- Observance of Lent -- Brothers who work at a distance from the oratory or are traveling -- Brothers who do not go far -- The oratory of the monastery -- The reception of guests -- The receipt of letters and presents -- Clothing and shoes -- The abbot's table -- Artisans and craftsmen -- The admission of new brothers -- Sons of noblemen or of poor men offered to God's service -- Priests who would live in the monastery -- Reception of pilgrim monks -- Priests of the monastery -- Rank in the monastery -- Election of the abbot -- Provost of the monastery -- The porter of the monastery -- Brothers sent on a journey -- When a brother is asked to do the impossible -- No one shall presume to defend another in the monastery -- No one is to presume to strike another -- The brothers ought to obey one another -- The good zeal monks should possess -- All perfection is not herein attained
Control code
1693763
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9780385009485
Lccn
74033611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1693763
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