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Benedict on use of Scripture

August 18, 2007

“What the members of a Benedictine community sought from the Word was not knowledge but strength.” Esther de Waal, Seeking God, p33

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  1. August 18, 2007 1:06 pm

    Ironic that you should post this. I had been going down my RSS reader this morning, quickly scanning several posts in my “emerging/missional” list of blogs from around the internet, all long presentations of the author’s opinion on something abstract — knowledge, knowledge, knowledge. And I was thinking about how endless this string of long “my ideas” posts seems to be, in this corner of the blog world, and how little interest I really have in that kind of thing anymore.

    And then this one sentence post from deWaal comes up!

  2. August 21, 2007 6:07 pm

    that is right on…i have to fill up on the Word to spend it all in the streets…

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