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The Resource Man of blessing : a life of St. Benedict, Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Man of blessing : a life of St. Benedict, Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Label
Man of blessing : a life of St. Benedict
Title
Man of blessing
Title remainder
a life of St. Benedict
Statement of responsibility
Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This biography of the "patriarch of western monasticism" combines what is known about his life with information about the time in which he lived
Biography type
individual biography
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196862
Cataloging source
DLC
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Butcher, Carmen Acevedo
Dewey number
  • 271/.102
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR1720.B45
LC item number
B88 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Benedict
  • Christian saints
Target audience
adult
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a life of St. Benedict
Label
Man of blessing : a life of St. Benedict, Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip064/2005035827.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-178)
Contents
Map of Benedict's Italy -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chronology -- Medieval biography -- Gregory and Benedict -- A golden Roman -- In a dark time -- Family and education -- School of rhetoric -- Disinheritance and a cracked sifter -- Unwanted celebrity -- The rock and the bell -- Solipsistic hermithood? -- Vicovaro and Subiaco -- Miracles of lake and spring -- A bored monk and bad bread -- Turning pagan rites into Monte Cassino -- Writing down a little rule -- How Benedict heals a boy -- Scant bread, scarce olive oil -- King Totila's farce -- Totila's genuine visit -- Greed and a lamp -- Impolite pride -- Tarracina -- The poor and oppressed -- Resurrection child -- Benedict's final heartaches -- Conversation and a cloud -- The death of twins -- A posthumous touch
Control code
ocm62536002
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vi, 180 p.
Isbn
9781557254856
Lccn
2005035827
Other control number
9781557254856
Other physical details
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Label
Man of blessing : a life of St. Benedict, Carmen Acevedo Butcher
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip064/2005035827.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-178)
Contents
Map of Benedict's Italy -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chronology -- Medieval biography -- Gregory and Benedict -- A golden Roman -- In a dark time -- Family and education -- School of rhetoric -- Disinheritance and a cracked sifter -- Unwanted celebrity -- The rock and the bell -- Solipsistic hermithood? -- Vicovaro and Subiaco -- Miracles of lake and spring -- A bored monk and bad bread -- Turning pagan rites into Monte Cassino -- Writing down a little rule -- How Benedict heals a boy -- Scant bread, scarce olive oil -- King Totila's farce -- Totila's genuine visit -- Greed and a lamp -- Impolite pride -- Tarracina -- The poor and oppressed -- Resurrection child -- Benedict's final heartaches -- Conversation and a cloud -- The death of twins -- A posthumous touch
Control code
ocm62536002
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
vi, 180 p.
Isbn
9781557254856
Lccn
2005035827
Other control number
9781557254856
Other physical details
map

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