Sant'Anselmo, Roma

The Order of Saint Benedict

A Bibliography for Students of
the Rule of Saint Benedict

by Sr. Aquinata Böckmann OSB
professor emeritus
Pont. Inst. Sant'Anselmo, Roma

Contents:
I. Introduction - II. Chapters - III. Themes - IV. Terms



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I. Introduction, Context, Sources, Manuscripts

   


Introduction:
Exegesis and Hermeneutics

Text: Language and Editions

Commentaries

RB and RM

Ecclesiastical and Monastic Contexts

Monasticism Today


The Holy Bible:
Source for the Rule

General Sources of the Rule

Linguistic Style

Politics and Society

Saint Benedict



II. Chapters


RB Prologus

RB 1 : Kinds of monks

RB 2 : The Abbot

RB 3 : Discernment

RB 4-6 : Instruments of Good Works, Obedience and Silence

RB 7 : Humility

RB 8-18/19, 22 : Liturgy

RB 9-11 : Vigils, Night Office

RB 12-13 : Lauds

RB 14 : Feasts

RB 15 : Alleluia

RB 16 : Day hours

RB 17-18 : Vespers, Psalmody

RB 19 : In Choir

RB 20 et 52 : Reverence in prayer; the oratory

RB 21; 23-30; 43-46 : Deans; Correction code and satisfaction

RB 31-32; 38-42 : Cellerar and tools; About the table


RB 33-34; 54 : Private Ownership

RB 35; 36-37 : Service; The Sick and the aged

RB 47-49 : Lectio, work; Lent

RB 50-51 : Travel

RB 53-57 : Guests, clothing (habit), crafts

RB 58 : Reception into monastic life

RB 59 : Oblates

RB 60 et 62 : Priests

RB 61 : Pilgrims

RB 63 : Rank

RB 64 : Abbatial Election

RB 65 : The Prior

RB 66-67 : The Porter and trips

RB 68-69 : Obedience

RB 70-71 : Corrections

RB 72 : Life in common

RB 73 : Perfection


III. Themes


Anthropologia
Anthropology

Castitas - Celibatus - Virginitas
Chastity - Celibacy - Virginity

Christus RB
Christ in the RB

Clausura
Enclosure

Conversatio
Monastic life

Cultura
Culture

Directio Spiritualis
Spiritual direction

Discretio Spirituum
Discernment of spirits

Experientia Domini, Dei
Experience of the Lord, of God

Formatio in Generale
Formation in general

Humanitas
Humanity

Labor
Work


Lectio Divina
Prayerful reading

Liturgia Horarum in Generale
The Liturgy of the hours in general

Monasterium et mundus, saeculum
The Monastery and the world, the age

Oratio Personalis
Personal Prayer

Paedagogia
Education

Paupertas, Pauper
Poverty, the poor

Professio Generalis
Profession in general

Psalmi
Psalms

Renuntiatio, Renuntiare
Renunciation

Ritus in generale
Ritual in general

Solitudo
Solitude

Stabilitas
Stability


IV. Vocabula / Terms


A - L  *  M - V

 

Sr. Aquinata Böckmann OSB:  Her Books and Articles

RB: Bibliographic Index
RB | About the Rule of Benedict
OSB Index | General OSB Information
ABA | Academic Index

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