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A Rule of Saint Benedict, The: Contemporary Paraphrase (Paraclete Essentials Series)

BenedictJonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

A Rule of Saint Benedict, The: Contemporary Paraphrase (Paraclete Essentials Series)

BenedictJonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

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This little rule can be a place to begin. "Listen, my child. I want you to place the ear of your heart on the solid ground of the Master's wisdom (what I received, I'm passing on to you). This advice is from a spiritual father who loves you and gives you the sort of counsel that will shape your whole life." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove's The Rule of Saint Benedict presents the timeless wisdom of the Rule in a vibrant new language. The contemporary reader will find this sixth-century classic more accessible, while any student or follower of the Rule will discover in this paraphrase a vital new expression. The full text is included, and detailed explanatory notes offer help in understanding challenging passages.

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This little rule can be a place to begin. "Listen, my child. I want you to place the ear of your heart on the solid ground of the Master's wisdom (what I received, I'm passing on to you). This advice is from a spiritual father who loves you and gives you the sort of counsel that will shape your whole life." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove's The Rule of Saint Benedict presents the timeless wisdom of the Rule in a vibrant new language. The contemporary reader will find this sixth-century classic more accessible, while any student or follower of the Rule will discover in this paraphrase a vital new expression. The full text is included, and detailed explanatory notes offer help in understanding challenging passages.
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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (M.Div., Duke Divinity School) is director of the School for Conversion in Durham, North Carolina, where he is a member of the Rutba House new monastic community. He is the author of To Baghdad and Beyond, Free to be Bound, New Monasticism: What It Has to Say to Today's Church, Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers, and most recently God's Economy:Redefining the Health and Wealth Gospel, and the co-author of Inhabiting the Church: Biblical Wisdom for a New Monasticism. He is also the coeditor of School(s) for Conversion: 12 Marks of a New Monasticism. Catch up with him at newmonasticism.org.
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  • Catalogue Code 461599
  • Product Code 9781612617695
  • ISBN 1612617697
  • EAN 9781612617695
  • Pages 116
  • Department Academic
  • Category Classic
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Paraclete Press
  • Publication Date Mar 2016
  • Dimensions 203 x 137 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.184kg

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