Monnow Valley Arts

The Rule of St. Benedict: A Life Giving Way

To introduce the Rule of St. Benedict to the public and to explain its relevance today. This will be achieved through a touring exhibition of carved lettering and calligraphy with extracts from the Rule accompanied by educational activities and events.

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Situation

The loss of historical knowledge of the roots of Western Civilisation and the significance of Christian religious thinkers in the development of our cultural values.

Solution

By creating an exhibition of beautiful hand made calligraphy and carved lettering drawn from the text of the rule to demonstrate how the rule has profound insights into issues of our contemporary culture. The text will be the source of discussions on issues thrown up including what we mean by beauty, the nature of work, respect for material things and the earth, the need to listen and be heard, how to respond to persons in authority and resolve conflicts.