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Master of Arts in Theology
School of Theology and Seminary
Columba Stewart, OSB
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.
Hanson, Arlen M., "Sufficere, “It Is Enough”: Avarice vs. Simplicity and Detachment in the Rule of Saint Benedict" (2008). School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses. 747.
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