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The Sanity of St. Benedict from 1952

The Sanity of St. Benedict | Commonweal Magazine This is a great personal account of how Whittaker Chambers encountered St. Benedict and the whole Catholic tradition. He aptly summarizes the genius of St. Benedict: In an age of pillar saints and furiously competing athletes of the spirit, when men plunged by thousands into the desert, in a lunge toward God, and in…

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