In the sixth century when Roman Empire was breaking apart and politics, cultural life and even the Church were in disarray tumultuous times not unlike our own Benedict of Nursia designed what he termed a little rule that showed his monks the way to peace as they learned to prefer Christ above all things. The Rule of Benedict offers timeless and practical tools for living this Christ-centered life today.
Revised and expanded 10th anniversary edition
Practical, down-to-earth writing style; explains the content of the Rule of St. Benedict and how to use the practices in daily life
Contains historical background to the Rule and a new chapter on relationships and community
Includes guide for group use
JANE TOMAINE, D.Min., developed St. Benedicts Toolbox as part of a parish-wide, liturgical, and renewal program at St. Peters Episcopal Church in Livingston, New Jersey, where she is rector. She presents workshops, seminars, and retreats in parishes and retreat centers, and teaches courses on Benedicts Rule at the Newark School of Theology. She lives in Mountainside, New Jersey. For further information, ideas, tools, and readings, visit www.stbenedictstoolbox.org