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S+L BLOG: st. benedict of nursia



In this tiny but powerful Rule, Benedict put what he had learned about the power of speaking and oratorical rhythms at the service of the Gospel. He did not drop out of school because he didn't understand the subject! Scholars have told us that his Rule reflects an understanding of and skill with the rhetorical rules of the time. ...read more
The central theme of our times seems to be thinking, talking, writing, traveling and praying… fast, rapidly and quickly, and not giving much thought to what we are doing. Everything we do is on deadline; messages are all marked “urgent” when they really are not earth shattering, and we proceed at breakneck speed with just ...read more