The Rule of St Benedict  -     Edited By: Carolinne White
    By: St. Benedict of Nursia
Buy Item $12.60 Retail: $14.00 Save 10% ($1.40) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Rule of St Benedict

Edited By: Carolinne White
Penguin Classics / 2008 / Paperback

$12.60 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.00
|
Save 10% ($1.40)
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/28/15.
CBD Stock No: WW449969

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Description

Composed in Italy around 530 AD but based on earlier compilations, The Rule of St Benedict has been the defining guide to daily prayer and work for Benedictine communities for fifteen centuries. The Rule also embodies the idea of a written constitution, authority limited by law and under the law, and the right of the ruled to review the legality of their superiors' actions-ideas at the heart of the West's most treasured civic institutions. This is a fundamental contribution to the tradition of simple living that continues to experience a renaissance.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.06 (inches)
ISBN: 0140449965
ISBN-13: 9780140449969
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/28/15.

Related Products

  1. The Rule of St. Benedict
    The Rule of St. Benedict
    St. Benedict
    Dover Publications / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $4.95 Save 9% ($0.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW457966
  2. RB 1980: The Rule of St. Benedict
    RB 1980: The Rule of St. Benedict
    Liturgical Press / 1981 / Trade Paperback
    $34.99 Retail: $49.95 Save 30% ($14.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW12203
  3. Seeking God: The Way of Saint Benedict
    Seeking God: The Way of Saint Benedict
    Esther de Waal
    Liturgical Press / 1985 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $14.95 Save 23% ($3.46)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/28/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW13888
  4. Lives of Roman Christian Women
    Lives of Roman Christian Women
    Carolinne White
    Penguin Classics / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW441931

Publisher's Description

The single most important document on monastic life that helped to shape Western society

Composed in Italy around 530 AD but based on earlier compilations, The Rule of St Benedict has been the defining guide to daily prayer and work for Benedictine communities for fifteen centuries. The Rule also embodies the idea of a written constitution, authority limited by law and under the law, and the right of the ruled to review the legality of their superiors' actions-ideas at the heart of the West's most treasured civic institutions. This is a fundamental contribution to the tradition of simple living that continues to experience a renaissance.

Author Bio

St Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-543) founded twelve monasteries, the best known of which was his first at Monte Cassino in Italy. Benedict was canonized in 1220.
Carolinne White is an editor whose publications include a translation of Early Christian Lives<>/I>, published by Penguin Classics.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Pillars of Community: Four Rules of Pre-Benedictine Monastic Life
    Pillars of Community: Four Rules of Pre-Benedictine Monastic Life
    Terrence Kardong
    Liturgical Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $19.76 Retail: $21.95 Save 10% ($2.19)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW633151
  2. St. Benedict & Western Monasticism
    St. Benedict & Western Monasticism
    Christianity Today / 2007 / Other
    $0.25 Retail: $5.95 Save 96% ($5.70)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW6010372
  3. Systematic Theology, 3 Volumes
    Systematic Theology, 3 Volumes
    Charles Hodge
    Hendrickson Publishers / 2013 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $100.00 Save 78% ($78.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 26 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW34594
  4. Karl Barth: Theologian of Christian Witness
    Karl Barth: Theologian of Christian Witness
    Joseph L. Mangina
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 83% ($25.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW28934

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/28/15. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search