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Title:
Man of blessing : a life of Saint Benedict
Author:
Butcher, Carmen Acevedo.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Brewster, MA : Paraclete Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
vi, 180 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Map of Benedict's italy -- Chronology -- Preface -- Introduction -- Medieval biography -- Gregory and Benedict -- A golden Roman -- In a dark time -- Family and education -- School of rhetoric -- Disinheritance and a cracked sifter -- Unwanted celebrity -- The rock and the bell -- Solipsistic hermithood? -- Vicovaro and Subiaco -- Miracles of lake and spring -- A bored monk and bad bread -- Turning pagan rites into Monte Cassino -- Writing down a little rule -- How Benedict heals a boy -- Scant bread, scarce olive oil -- King Totila's farce -- Totila's genuine visit -- Greed and a lamp -- Impolite pride -- Tarracina -- The poor and oppressed -- Resurrection child -- Benedict's final heartaches -- Conversation and a cloud -- The death of twins -- A posthumous touch.
ISBN:
9781557254856
Format :
Book