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 [[The Rule of Saint Benedict|St. Benedict's Rule for Monasteries]] (Regula Sancti Benedicti) is a book of precepts written in 516 by Benedict of Nursia (c. AD 480–550) for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot. Compared to other precepts, it provides a moderate path between individual zeal and formulaic institutionalism; because of this middle ground it has been widely popular. Benedict's concerns were the needs of monks in a community environment: namely, to establish due order, to foster an understanding of the relational nature of human beings, and to provide a spiritual father to support and strengthen the individual's ascetic effort and the spiritual growth that is required for the fulfillment of the human vocation, theosis. [[The Rule of Saint Benedict|St. Benedict's Rule for Monasteries]] (Regula Sancti Benedicti) is a book of precepts written in 516 by Benedict of Nursia (c. AD 480–550) for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot. Compared to other precepts, it provides a moderate path between individual zeal and formulaic institutionalism; because of this middle ground it has been widely popular. Benedict's concerns were the needs of monks in a community environment: namely, to establish due order, to foster an understanding of the relational nature of human beings, and to provide a spiritual father to support and strengthen the individual's ascetic effort and the spiritual growth that is required for the fulfillment of the human vocation, theosis.
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 +Clare of Assisi (born Chiara Offreduccio and sometimes spelled Clara, Clair, Claire, Sinclair; 16 July 1194 – 11 August 1253) is an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies, a monastic religious order for women in the Franciscan tradition, and wrote their [[The Rule of Saint Clare|Rule of Life]] the first set of monastic guidelines known to have been written by a woman, and following years of struggle, received papal approval in 1253. Following her death, the order she founded was renamed in her honour as the Order of Saint Clare, commonly referred to today as the Poor Clares.
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 The [[https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/monasticmatrix/|Monastic Matrix]] is a scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE The [[https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/monasticmatrix/|Monastic Matrix]] is a scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE
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