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The Rule of Saint Benedict by Benedict of Nursia
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Dec 27, 08

it was ok
bookshelves: books-i-read-for-school
Recommended to The Gatekeeper by: Douglas Wilson
Read in December, 2008, read count: 1

The main thing I learned from this book is that I'm glad I'm not a monk. They couldn't laugh, they couldn't talk to people who weren't monks, they couldn't give or receive gifts, they couldn't own anything, and they just generally led a hard life - all in pursuit of God's favor, which they could have had just by trusting Jesus! I'm also glad this book was so short, because if it was longer I would have died of boredom.

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