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Number of Pages: 252
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 2010
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The Life of St. Benedict by Gregory the Great: Translation and CommentaryTerrence G. KardongLiturgical Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback$17.96 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday LifeAbbot Christopher JamisonLiturgical Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback$17.96 Retail:
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Remain in me, as I remain in you.
Jesus ' disciples are given this command in John's gospel, and it is a command that extends to every one of his followers, including us. We deepen this mutual indwelling 'we in Christ and Christ in us 'each Sunday through the word and at the tale.
In Abiding Word, Barbara Reid, OP, takes the Sunday experience to every day with accessible weekly meditations on the lectionary readings of year. This collection of articles, which includes Scripture readings for Sundays and solemnities followed by reflections, allows readers to meditate on the connection between the sacred text and their daily lives. Living with the word day by day invites us into a closer relationship with Christ, the God who became flesh.
Barbara Reid is known for her contributions to The Word, a widely read column in America magazine. Abiding Wordshowcases some of her finest entries.
Barbara Reid, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She holds a PhD in biblical studies from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC and is professor of New Testament and vice president and academic dean at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Her most recent books areTaking Up the Cross: New Testament Interpretations Through Latina and Feminist Eyes (Fortress Press, 2007), The Gospel According to Matthew (Liturgical Press, 2005), Parables for Preachers (3 volumes; Liturgical Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), Choosing the Better Part? Women in the Gospel of Luke (Liturgical Press, 1996). She has led many of CTU's Israel Study Programs and Retreats. She is general editor for Wisdom Commentary Series (forthcoming from Liturgical Press).
Terrence G. Kardong, OSB, is a monk of Assumption Abbey, Richardton, North Dakota. He has been editor of The American Benedictine Review since 1982 and has written many books and articles, including Benedicts Rule: A Translation and Commentary and Benedict Backwards, both published by Liturgical Press.
Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Indiana
Kardong wants us to read the sources squarely in context, sometimes of contention, e.g. Basil against the hyper-ascetic Eustathians. Especially appealing is his recounting of the life of Pachomius and the rules he formulated for his koinonia. As far-removed as Egyptians of the 4th century are from us of the 21st, one is startled at how familiar much of the legislation sounds. Both they and we have to contend with members who are tardy, surly, immature, and careless, and with situations that are tedious, unexpected, tricky, or irreme