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General audience of 9 april 2008: saint the most important source on benedict's life is the second book to which the rule dedicates an entire chapter (7. The rule of st benedict is still the most foundational piece of monastic spirituality in the western world the rule (as it is usually called) is about community living—a day-to-day basic guide originally written for christian men who wanted to be monks, telling them what to do, how to be christ-followers in that unique way, and how to get along with each. The rule of saint benedict is a book of precepts written by saint benedict of nursia of calling the brethren for counsel 4. Three of the stories are in both versions (compare the above table of episodes): viz, benedict resists sexual temptation (vernon, lines 19-34 compare a, life of st benedict, lines 11-24) monk distracted from prayers by demon (vernon, lines 35-42 compare a, life of st benedict, lines 77-92) servant hides keg of wine meant for benedict. A monk’s chronicle: things this means that they now take part in the monastic chapter meetings state university, rule of saint benedict. ~ monastic rule ~ the holy rule of st benedict chapter iii : of calling the brethren for counsel: if, however, matters of less importance.