Sr. Aquinata Böckmann OSB STD, a missionary Benedictine of Tutzing, is an emeritus member of the faculty at the Pontifical Athenæum Sant'Anselmo in Rome.
The classified bibliography of books and articles up to and including part of the year 2011 is enriched by authoritative citations to European monastic resources. The citations are arranged by chapters of the Rule of Benedict and by select monastic topics. Sr. Aquinata's personal bibliography is arranged chronologically.
Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Portuguese.
Comprehensive Index to the Rule of St. Benedict. Keyed to RB 1980 (Lit Press, 1981) by Br. Steven Olderr OSB. Available in two formats: PDF (online; 601 KB) or MS .docx (download for MS Word; 125 KB).
Under the editorial direction of Scott Rains, D.Min., after three years of preparation, The Rule of Saint Benedict Library: Primary and Secondary Sources, is available on CD-ROM from the Liturgical Press.
Texts, translations, concordances, word lists, frequencies. An excellent online resource.
The bibliography linked above reflects primarily the monastic resources in three academic, Benedictine libraries (CSS,CSB,SJU). The holdings classified in index and more recent works are discovered searching carefully MnPALS, an online catalog of regional resources in central Minnesota. All academic libraries of the Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities are strong in monastic holdings.
Ms. 197. Rule of Benedict in Latin and Old English, later 10th cent. (Early Mss. of Oxford Univ.)
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