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Recovering Benedict

Twelve-Step Living and the Rule of Benedict
  • By John Edward Crean
Twelve-Step Living and the Rule of Benedict
  • By John Edward Crean
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Recovering Benedict encourages us to nourish our physical and spiritual lives using the Rule of Benedict and the twelve-step recovery principles of Alcoholics Anonymous.

As the "father of Western monasticism," Benedict pulled together various strands of monastic spirituality into a single handbook for holiness. Alcoholics Anonymous presented an equally innovative way to address alcoholism based on twelve steps drawn from numerous spiritual sources. While it took a sixth-century Italian collating various sources to produce a handbook for spiritual life, it likewise took a twentieth-century American to pull together the spiritual principles to recover one's physical life. John E. Crean, Jr. brings both traditions together in one handbook for living: daily meditations are inspired by the down-to-earth wisdom of the Rule of Benedict, and AA's template for sobriety and humbleness.

A thoughtful daily devotional for all who wish for deeper healing, for personal use, or group study.

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Recovering Benedict encourages us to nourish our physical and spiritual lives using the Rule of Benedict and the twelve-step recovery principles of Alcoholics Anonymous.

As the "father of Western monasticism," Benedict pulled together various strands of monastic spirituality into a single handbook for holiness. Alcoholics Anonymous presented an equally innovative way to address alcoholism based on twelve steps drawn from numerous spiritual sources. While it took a sixth-century Italian collating various sources to produce a handbook for spiritual life, it likewise took a twentieth-century American to pull together the spiritual principles to recover one's physical life. John E. Crean, Jr. brings both traditions together in one handbook for living: daily meditations are inspired by the down-to-earth wisdom of the Rule of Benedict, and AA's template for sobriety and humbleness.

A thoughtful daily devotional for all who wish for deeper healing, for personal use, or group study.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781640653269
    • Manufacturer: Morehouse Pub
    • ISBN 13: 9781640653269
    • Publication Date: 10/16/2020
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: John Edward Crean
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.38 inches
    • Length: 8.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.43 pounds
    • SKU: 9781640653276
    • Manufacturer: Morehouse Pub
    • ISBN 13: 9781640653276
    • Publication Date: 10/16/2020
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: John Edward Crean
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