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In the Benedictine tradition

the origins and early development of two college libraries

by M. Dorothy Neuhofer

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • St. John"s University (Collegeville, Minn.). Library -- History.,
    • College of Saint Benedict (Saint Joseph, Minn.). Library -- History.,
    • Benedictines -- Minnesota -- History.,
    • Benedictines -- United States -- History.,
    • Catholic libraries -- Minnesota -- History.,
    • Academic libraries -- Minnesota -- History.,
    • Catholic libraries -- United States -- History.,
    • Academic libraries -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM. Dorothy Neuhofer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ733.S128 N48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42533M
      ISBN 100761814639
      LC Control Number99035552

        The Benedictine Tradition: Spirituality in History compiles writings of notable Benedictines throughout history; the essays reflect the power of faith and individual dedication to service, profound aspects that speak to the reader as strongly today as Reviews: 1. resonate with particular strength in the world of Benedictine monastic life. The Benedictine Wisdom Tradition Like the most ancient of wisdom traditions,5 Benedictine education sets its sights on the transformation of the human mind and heart. Benedictine education stresses the formation of the whole person rather than the intellect alone.

      Buy The Benedictine Tradition by Laura Swan (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. I address another application in my book, The Beer Option, which brings the Benedictine vision into contemporary culture, using beer as an entry , in fact, demonstrates Benedictine culture as the monks invented many modern brewing practices and were the first to use hops in beer in their attempts to be self-sufficient and to care for the poor and pilgrims.

      Start studying CHAPTER 2 CROSSWORD. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. A type of literary criticism that studies how a biblical book was developed. Oral tradition. Sharing stories by word of mouth. Benedictine tradition that helps a person meet God through prayer and scripture. The Benedictine Wisdom Tradition Benedictine education is most akin to ancient wisdom traditions in that it stresses the education of the whole person rather than the intellect alone. Benedictine education demands rigorous thinking and sets its sights on the transformation of the human heart. It is a deeply personal training (Latin.


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Laura Swan’s The Benedictine Tradition is a lovely resource of Benedictine riches for anyone who desires to go more deeply into the nature of the Benedictine life of the spirit. From a year tradition, she has lovingly selected fourteen figures or groups, each 5/5(1).

As New England's Benedictine College, Saint Anselm College is rooted in a Christian and monastic tradition rich with the wisdom culled from years of communities seeking peace through a well-ordered life envisioned by Saint Benedict of Nursia (c.

The volume covers the Benedictine tradition, the largest tradition by far in Christian monastic orders, and perhaps the most important in the overall series. This is a beautifully written book which tells the important story of one of the greatest laypersons in the history Cited by: 7.

Katherine Howard, O.S.B. Benedict?s Monastery St. Joseph, Minnesota?In her new book The Benedictine Tradition, Laura Swan has gathered together a very useful collection of readings. Since these selections are gleaned from her own practice of lectio divina, they will prove fruitful for the lectio of others.4/5(1).

Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition (View full screen) Our Two Institutions. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University are Catholic and Benedictine, liberal arts colleges founded and enriched by Saint Benedict’s Monastery and Saint John’s academic communities are dedicated to the intellectual, spiritual and ethical formation of all their.

Benedictine education and scholarship is rooted in a tradition. During the Middle Ages, through their libraries and scriptoriums the Benedictines preserved western civilization and served as the only centers of learning and scholarship. It is through this tradition that the running of schools became the focus of many Benedictine Monasteries.

Get this from a library. The Benedictine tradition. [Laura Swan;] -- "When St. Benedict wrote his 'little rule for beginners' in the fifth century, he could not have known it would shape the lives of religious men and women for more than fifteen hundred years.

Laura Swan’s The Benedictine Tradition is a lovely resource of Benedictine riches for anyone who desires to go more deeply into the nature of the Benedictine life of the spirit.

From a year tradition, she has lovingly selected fourteen figures or groups, each Pages: Benedictine, member of any of the confederated congregations of Roman Catholic monks, lay brothers, and nuns who follow the rule of life of St.

Benedict of Nursia. The Benedictines, strictly speaking, do not constitute a single religious order, because each monastery is autonomous. Benedict's death occurred aboutand tradition tells us he died standing before the altar, supported by his brothers, a model of fidelity and perseverance for all of his followers." Here's a full version of the beautiful painting of St.

Benedict by Sister Emmanuel Pieper of the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery in Villa Hills, : Bret Amundson.

Feasting and Fasting. The monastic refectory is a place of contrasts, some days there is bread and soup, other days roast meat followed by a pudding. On ordinary days water is the tipple of the day but on special feast days water becomes wine.

This balance is typical of the Benedictine tradition. The Benedictine Tradition book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When St. Benedict wrote his little rule for beginners in the fif /5. A Brief History of the Benedictine Order Traditionally, AD is considered to be the year in which St Benedict founded the monastery at Montecassino.

He died and was buried there around Some decades later, the monastery was destroyed and not rebuilt for a long time. The monastic community and the living tradition. Following The Rule of Saint BenedictBenedictine communities are encouraged — through inquiry and self-examination — to grow in all areas of life, strengthening through faith, self-reflection and personal rigor.

As a community, Saint Martin’s seeks to cultivate those qualities universally agreed upon to be worth pursuing: kindness, compassion, love, patience, diligence, rigor.

The Benedictine Wisdom Tradition Benedictine education is akin to ancient wisdom traditions1 in that it stresses the education of the whole person rather than the intellect alone.

Benedictine education demands rigorous thinking and sets its sights on the transformation of the human mind and heart. Intellectual Tradition,” an address delivered by William J. Cahoy at the meeting of the Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities on J An enormous list of books and articles have been written about the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, as well as church-related higher education and Catholic education, in particular.

Through resource sharing and cooperative agreements, the Library’s collections are accessible to the greater Atchison community and the world at large. As heirs to years of Benedictine tradition, we are committed to preserving, expanding and making available our historical and contemporary collections in various formats.

(shelved 3 times as benedictine-spirituality) avg rating — 7, ratings — published   Sr. Laura Swan’s The Benedictine Tradition is a lovely resource of Benedictine riches for anyone who desires to go more deeply into the nature of the Benedictine life of the spirit.

From a year tradition, she has lovingly selected fourteen figures or groups, each representing a significant quality of Benedictine :   The Benedictine wisdom tradition is an expression of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

This tradition was inaugurated by Saint Benedict, a sixth-century monk, who wrote a rule for communal. The Benedictine Tradition edited by Sister Laura Swan. While she was on sabbatical after two terms as prioress of our community, Sister Laura was asked to edit a book on our Benedictine tradition as part of a series by Liturgical Press (series editor, Phyllis Zagano).The Ten Hallmarks of Benedictine Education From Education within the Benedictine Wisdom Tradition 1.

Love of Christ and neighbor Love is at the heart of Benedictine monastic life. The life of the monastic, like that of all Christians, is first and foremost a response to God's astonishing love for humankind, a love.The spirit of Saint Benedict's Rule is summed up in the motto of the Benedictine Confederation: pax ("peace") and the traditional ora et labora ("pray and work").

Compared to other precepts, the Rule provides a moderate path between individual zeal and formulaic institutionalism; because of this middle ground it has been widely popular.