Table of contents for Man of blessing : a life of Saint Benedict / by Carmen Acevedo Butcher.

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Table of Contents
Map of Benedict¿s Italy
Chronology
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1: Medieval Biography
Chapter 2: Gregory and Benedict
Chapter 3: A Golden Roman
Chapter 4: In a Dark Time
Chapter 5: Family and Education
Chapter 6: School of Rhetoric
Chapter 7: Disinheritance and a Cracked Sifter
Chapter 8: Unwanted Celebrity
Chapter 9: The Rock and the Bell
Chapter 10: Solipsistic Hermithood?
Chapter 11: Vicovaro and Subiaco
Chapter 12: Miracles of Lake and Spring
Chapter 13: A Bored Monk and Bad Bread
 Chapter 14: Turning Pagan Rites into Monte Cassino
Chapter 15: Writing down a Little Rule
Chapter 16: How Benedict Heals a Boy
Chapter 17: Scant Bread, Scarce Olive Oil
Chapter 18: King Totila¿s Farce
Chapter 19: Totila¿s Genuine Visit
Chapter 20: Greed and a Lamp
Chapter 21: Impolite Pride
Chapter 22: Tarracina
Chapter 23: The Poor and Oppressed
Chapter 24: Resurrection Child
Chapter 25: Benedict¿s Final Heartaches
Chapter 26: Conversation and a Cloud
Chapter 27: The Death of Twins
Chapter 28: A Posthumous Touch
Acknowledgments
Appendix A: Chapter-by-Chapter Summary of Benedict¿s Rule
Appendix B: Previous Popes with the Regnal Name ¿Benedict¿ (¿Blessed¿)
Recommended Further Reading List
Notes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino.
Christian saints -- Italy -- Biography.