A fascinating presentation of the great monastic figures, monks and nuns, who have contributed so much to British history, written by a range of the foremost Benedictine scholars of out time. Spanning the period from the sixth century to the twentieth, these lives show the followers of the Rule of St Benedict to have been one of the most important influences in the making of Europe. Edited by the noted scholar and mediaevalist Hugh David Farmer.
Gracewing, 2002. Softcover, 416 pp.