Graduate Papers/Theses

Date of Award


Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Monastic Studies


School of Theology and Seminary

First Advisor

Mary Forman OSB


This paper is an exegesis of the fourth step of humility in the Rule of Benedict examining the text, the context and function and the internal structure of the fourth step. This paper reviews the background sources and the scriptural passages used by Benedict. The paper includes modern interpretations from various authors.



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