Benedict

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Essay On St. Benedict

    • 887 Words
    • 4 Pages

    In this essay I will be explaining the life of St Benedict, his background, culture and upbringing of him. The challenges he faced in society at the time. What St Benedict did and the impact it brought to society and the Christian Community and how they are a model for Christians living in the 21st Century. St Benedict is also known as Benedict of Nursia (Norcia) is a Christian saint, honoured by the Catholic Church and the Anglican Church as the patron saint of Europe and students. St Benedict was born in Nursia, a town in the South of Italy, around the year of 480 AD. His father was Anicius Eutropius, a Roman noble and his Mother were Abundantia and he had a twin sister known as St. Scholastica. His family was rich while he was growing up and therefore he was opened to an excellent education and house while he grew and received special privileges such as servants. He…

    • 887 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Overarching Theme in the Rule of St. Benedict In The Rule of St. Benedict, a large section of the work is devoted to analyzing humility, which seems to run as an overarching theme throughout the work itself. While a focus on all twelve stages of the humility is too large in scope for this assignment, I will be focusing on the fear of the Lord and humility manifest in all facets of life. Prior to analyzing humility, it is important to first define what it is and why it is important. Saint…

    • 1302 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Great Essays

    “The Rule of Benedict” was written in Latin by St. Benedict of Nurisa in about 540. In his youth, St. Benedict was sent to Rome to study and became disillusioned with the sinful lifestyle of the city and withdrew into solitude to dedicate his life to God. (Intro, Carolinne White). While pursing holiness Benedict started to amass a following who wanted to live like him, soon after he founded a monastery in Monte Cassino, Rome in turn creating the Order of Saint Benedict. Benedict writes his Rule…

    • 1699 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Saint Benedict Rule

    • 543 Words
    • 3 Pages

    The Rule of Saint Benedict is a book of precepts written by Benedict of Nursia for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot, specifically those in the monastery he founded at Monte Cassino. A rule itself provides stability of community, encourages self-sufficiency and combines spirituality with practicality. In the case of the Benedictine Rule, this path between the pursuit of spiritual growth and the earthly needs of the monks is far more moderate than previously seen. Individual…

    • 543 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    individuals who believe in the value of an education at Saint Benedict School and wish to see the school reach its maximum potential. “If you want the best for your kids – this is it.” Members agreed that the school’s strengths include: • Strong student participation in the community “The kids are happy, educated, and well rounded. They participate in the faith community and in the larger community.” • A caring, community atmosphere “They go extra step to make sure kids are doing well…

    • 902 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Benedict of Nursia: The Monastic Movement Benedict of Nursia was an important monastic leader, who helped cultivate and develop the monastic movement with a sense of education and piety. St. Benedict was born in c.480 and died at Monte Cassino in the year 543. As he was growing up he wanted to live for his sole purpose in life to serve and attain to the desire of his holy purpose while serving God. Benedict fled to Rome to pursue his goal of serving God and understand the real meaning and life…

    • 729 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin tells the true tale of Benedict Arnold. Starting as a great general for the patriots and becoming the nation’s very first traitor. A once wealthy Arnold family, their name was destroyed by Benedict’s father. His father’s business was failing and soon after his father picked up heavy drinking. Everyone knew how the Arnolds went from rich to poor and Benedict was ashamed. His goal was to return honor to his family’s name. Arnold created a…

    • 1501 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Benedict Arnold A man, who was once known as one of the greatest generals involved in the revolutionary war, quickly gained the reputation of a traitor to America. General Benedict Arnold suddenly betrayed America and joined the British enemy. Much controversy is raised when discussing the reason Arnold chose to switch sides, but historical documents clear unanswered questions and have the potential to justify his reasons. From a different perspective, his actions signify personal gain, but…

    • 1802 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Benedict Arnold V was born in the year of 1741 on the 14th of January in Norwich, Connecticut. His mom, Hannah Arnold was a wealthy women and married his dad, Benedict Arnold III a successful merchant and sea captain. Benedict had five brothers and sisters, but only one lived to be an adult. Benedict Arnold V went to a private school until the age of 13, because of his dad’s mistakes. His dad made some bad business deals, which caused him to start drinking a lot and then their money started…

    • 1130 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Around the medal's outer margin are the words "Eius in obitu nostro praesentia muniamur" ("May we, at our death, be fortified by His presence"). The other side of the medal has a cross with the initials CSSML on the vertical bar which signify "Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux" ("May the Holy Cross be my light") and on the horizontal bar are the initials NDSMD which stand for "Non Draco Sit Mihi Dux" ("Let not the dragon be my overlord"). The initials CSPB stand for "Crux Sancti Patris Benedicti" ("The…

    • 384 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50