Date of Award

2008

Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Theology

Department

School of Theology and Seminary

First Advisor

Columba Stewart, OSB

Abstract

This paper is an exegesis of selected chapters of the Rule of St. Benedict, specifically chapters thirty-three, thirty-four, fifty-four, fifty-five, and fifty-eight, to examine issues of monastic poverty, private vs. common ownership, avarice, simplicity, detachment, and related issues.

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