New PDF release: A Listening Community: A Commentary on the Prologue and

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By Aquinata Böckmann,Matilda Handl

ISBN-10: 081464922X

ISBN-13: 9780814649220

This new e-book by way of Sister Aquinata Böckmann discusses the Prologue and chapters 1, 2, and three of the rule of thumb of St. Benedict. In a lectio regulae she plumbs the depths of Benedict’s imaginative and prescient. pay attention, the 1st observe of the Prologue, is a key-phrase that describes the most stance of  the person monastic, some of the best, and the complete neighborhood. hearing the Scriptures and in them to Christ publications participants and the neighborhood on find out how to “run at the method of God’s commandments” towards the aim of communal existence in and with Christ. the 1st 3 chapters of the guideline concretize the foundations of this communal spirituality of listening: the significance of a rule and a pastor for preserving the community’s attentiveness to existence; the superior’s accountability to hear contributors in the neighborhood; and the mutual listening among chief and neighborhood contributors, despite their age.
As in her previous books Sister Aquinata proves to be a real advisor into the spirit of Benedict’s Rule, which gives sound rules for listening in universal in a group of life.

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