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Early monastic rules

Early monastic rules

the rules of the fathers and the Regula orientalis

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Published by The Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Rules.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by Carmela Vircillo Franklin, Ivan Havener, J. Alcuin Francis.
    ContributionsFranklin, Carmela Vircillo., Havener, Ivan, 1943-, Francis, J. Alcuin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2436 .E24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3480744M
    ISBN 100814612512
    LC Control Number82000051


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Early Monastic Rules: The Rules of the Fathers and the Regula Orientalis Ivan Havener OSB, Saint John's Abbey Carmela Vircillo Franklin, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University J. Alcuin Francis OSB, Saint John's Abbey. Files. Link to WorldCat.

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