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Benedicta Ward (1933–2022)

Autor/a de The Sayings of the Desert Fathers

22+ obres 1,972 Membres 16 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Benedicta Ward is Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality at the University of Oxford and an honorary lecturer at Harris Manchester College.
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Obres de Benedicta Ward

The Sayings of the Desert Fathers (1975) — Traductor; Pròleg — 835 exemplars
The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks (2003) — Traductor — 465 exemplars
The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers (1975) 115 exemplars
The Venerable Bede (1990) 70 exemplars

Obres associades

Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion (Penguin Classics) (1979) — Traductor, algunes edicions417 exemplars
The Lives of the Desert Fathers: Historia Monachorum in Aegypto (1981) — Introducció, algunes edicions240 exemplars
The Cambridge Companion to Miracles (2011) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
The Bloomsbury Guide to Christian Spirituality (2012) — Col·laborador — 21 exemplars
Against the Heathen (1977) — Prefaci — 19 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Ward, Benedicta
Altres noms
Sister Benedicta Ward
Sister Benedicta Ward SLG
Ward, Florence Margaret (birth)
Sister Benedicta of Jesus
Data de naixement
1933-02-04
Data de defunció
2022-05-23
Gènere
female
Nacionalitat
UK
Lloc de naixement
Durham, England, UK
Llocs de residència
Fairacres, Oxforshire, England, UK
Educació
St. Anne's College, Oxford (D.Phil)
University of Manchester (BA)
Professions
theologian
historian of early Christian spirituality
nun
Organitzacions
Oxford University
Church of England
Community of the Sisters of the Love of God
Premis i honors
Supernumerary Fellow & Dean of Degrees, Harris Manchester College, Univ. of Oxford; member--Anglican religious community of the Sisters of the Love of God
Biografia breu
Benedicta Ward is Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality in the University of Oxford. Her most recent book is Anselm of Canterbury: His Life and Legacy (SPCK 2009). She is a member of the Anglican monastic community of the Sisters of the Love of God.

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Best of the early Christian writings. As far as I'm concern these should be in the canon. Mandatory for anyone even remotely interested in the early church, monasticism, as well as those who want to mature their faith.
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thegreyhermit | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Jul 23, 2021 |
As you'd expect, there's a lot of contradictory advice in here, but plenty of it is good. I do wish Ward had included more notes and more about the monks in question. This is very much a popularisation; not much use for we, the more academically inclined.

"The true labourer struggles that the work may not deteriorate."
 
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stillatim | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Oct 23, 2020 |
Arranged under 30 headings for daily reading, this gift book includes short accessible extracts from the great spiritual writings of the Christian tradition. The contributions are selected and introduced by authors with a strong international appeal.
 
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StFrancisofAssisi | Mar 19, 2020 |
The desert fathers provided inspiration for Christian spirituality throughout the Middle Ages and beyond. The men and women who first embraced the life of solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine and Syria were seldom clerics or scholars. Yet these uneducated peasants, shepherds, itinerant traders, former slaves and prostitutes soon attracted so many followers they were said to have turned the desert into a city. From the fourth century onwards, along with biographies and full-length treatises, their reflections were brought together and widely circulated. Powerful and moving in their depth of religious conviction and wholehearted, even joyful, commitment to poverty, simplicity and humility, the sayings directly influenced the Rule of Saint Benedict, and set the pattern for Western monasticism.… (més)
 
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dfortson | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Mar 4, 2020 |

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Membres
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Ressenyes
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ISBN
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