Benedict's Way: An Ancient Monk's Insights for a Balanced Life
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Benedict's Way: An Ancient Monk's Insights for a Balanced Life

Loyola Press / 2000 / Paperback

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(PUBLoyola)In softcover! Benedict's Rule is now arranged thematically for ease of use. Pratt and Homan hone in on 30 principles they feel are significant (e.g., listening, hospitality, perseverance, authenticity, humility, service, chastity, joy, community, obedience, service), along with modern applications. 270 pages.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 270
Vendor: Loyola Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 6.75 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0829417877
ISBN-13: 9780829417876

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An excellent source for spiritual reading today, Benedict's Way is actually a collection of practical principles for living developed back in the sixth century. Devised by a monk named Benedict so that he and his fellow monks could grow together in Christian spirit, the Rule of St. Benedict continues to guide and nurture ordinary men and women today who seek to live a balanced spirituality.
In 30 short chapters, authors Lonni Collins Pratt and Father Daniel Homan provide stories, reflections, prayers, and actions through which the reader can understand Benedict's principles and allow them to shape ordinary life. This small but powerful book can be used for personal retreat, spiritual reading, and general reflection.

Author Bio

Lonni Collins Pratt is an award-winning author and journalist with several books to her credit and more than one thousand magazine and newspaper articles. She is part of the community of friends in Oxford, Michigan, who support the work of the monks at St. Benedict Monastery.
Daniel Homan, OSB, is prior major of St. Benedict Monastery in Oxford, Michigan, where he has lived the Rule of St. Benedict for forty years. He has led youth retreats for more than twenty-five years and coauthored Here I am Lord, a prayer journal for teenagers, with Lonni Collins Pratt.

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