Joan Chittister is a member and former prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie and currently the executive director of the Alliance for International Monasticism (AIM). She is the author of Psalm Journal, Winds of Change, and WomanStrength: Modern Church, Modern Women.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is seeking insight into their Christian spirituality.
As I was reading this book, there were times when I thought she was describing a situation that had little relevance to today's society.
The ancient wisdom of the Rule of St. Benedict in Wisdom Distilled from the Daily is amazingly powerful insight for life today.
Studying St. Benedict in Daughters of the King so this is a good resource book.Published 3 months ago by Jane T. Wood
Just not sure about this one. The majority of people I know, loved this. Personally, I couldn't get into it. (Maybe it's because I read it for class?)Published 3 months ago by Marilyn
I read the Rule of Benedict 5 years ago and while impressed, I felt its focus on monastic life reduced its relevance. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mr John P Scoble
Detailed interpretation of the Rule for anyone interested in developing a deeper spiritual sense of self. Sr. Joan writes in a comfortable easy-to-read style.Published 6 months ago by dianne murray
Joan Chittester is both a prolific writer and a fine teacher. She understands that each person is different and will follow the path in his own way. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Nonetheless
This book is so practical, and its message so essential. Joan Chittister walks us through essential principles of the Rule of Benedict that are as relevant today, in our busy,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by lovecoffee