Bad Bishops versus Benedictine Rule about Christian Moral Rules

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Citations

"The History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours (ca. 590)." In Brian A. Pavlac. A Concise History of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities, 144-145. Second Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Originally in Gregory of Tours. Book 5, Chapter 20. History of the Franks (extended selections). Translated by Ernest Brehaut. Records of Civilization. Vol. 2. New York: Columbia University Press, 1916, 125–127.
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"Benedictine Rule by Benedict of Nursia(ca. 530)." In Brian A. Pavlac. A Concise History of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities, 145. Second Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Originally in "The Rule of St. Benedict." Select Historical Documents of the Middle Ages. Edited and translated by Ernest F. Henderson. London: George Bell and Sons, 1905, 289–301.
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Further Links and materials for study

Medieval Musings: Gregory of Tours. <https://mediaevalmusings.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/voices-of-history-gregory-of-tours-and-the-frankish-kingdoms/>.

Merovingianworld: Gregory of Tours. <https://merovingianworld.wordpress.com/texts-and-manuscripts/gregory-of-tours/>.

DRM Peter, "Wars and Warriors in Gregory of Tours' Histories I-IV."<http://deremilitari.org/2014/08/wars-and-warriors-in-gregory-of-tours-histories-i-iv/>.

A Visual Tour through Late Antiquity: With an emphasis on Gaul and the time of Gregory of Tours. <https://faculty.nipissingu.ca/muhlberger/4505/SHOW.HTM>.

Rule of St. Benedict, Introduction by the Order of Saint Benedict. <http://www.osb.org/gen/rule.html>.

Online Guide to the Rule <http://www.e-benedictine.com/abouttherule>.

Order of St. Benedict. <http://www.osb.org/rb/>.

Monasticism in Western Europe. <http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/mona/hd_mona.htm>.

 

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