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Monastic Rules

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ISBN-10: 1565481305

ISBN-13: 9781565481305

Edition: 2004

Authors: Saint Augustine

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List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: New City Press of the Focolare
Publication date: 3/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Saint Augustine was born to a Catholic mother and a pagan father on November 13, 354, at Tagasta, near Algiers. He studied Latin literature and later taught rhetoric in Rome and Milan. He originally joined the Manicheans, a religious sect, but grew unhappy with some of their philosophies. He soon turned to Christianity and was baptized in 386. One of Augustine's major goals was a single, unified church. He was ordained a priest in 391 and appointed Bishop of Hippo, in Roman Africa, in 396, His writings and arguments with other sects include the Donatists and the Pelagians. On the Trinity, The City of God, and On Nature and Grace are some of his important writings. Confessions, which is…    

The Rule of Saint Augustine
Three Treatises: Work, Marriage, Virginity
Sermons to the People: the Life of Clerics
Expositions of the Psalms
Background of Augustine's Rules
The Author of the Rules
The Ordo Monasterii
The Regularis Informatio
The Spirit of the Rule
Major Influences on Augustine's Monasticism
The Praeceptum (Rule for Men)
Leaving the Monastery
Communal labor
Bodily Care
Other Themes
Augustinian Monasticism: Epilogue
The Ordo Monasterii
The Praeceptum
Letter 210 (Bonus est dominus)
The Obiurgatio
The Regularis Informatio