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Silly Question: What Exactly are the Benedictines?

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I am reading Dr.William Grady's Book, Final Authority about the history/ms., and canonization of the KJV as compared to the faulty Alexandrian ms., and I don't exactly know who the Benedictines are.  I know that they're obviously connected to the Catholics and established a monastery, but I am having a hard time finding an unbiased explanation of them on the internet.  It's not in Grady's glossary or appendix either.

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They're (were?) a religious order that followed Benedict's rules. Independent monastic communities, black robes.  Not sure what you mean by needing an unbiased description... what other info are you looking for?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_Saint_Benedict 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benedictines

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 There are many such "orders" among RCs,  with Benedictines & Dominicans being among the most well-known. If these orders follow Scripture, they emphasize some part of it above the rest, while many such orders are strictly the products of men.

 

  Remember, the RCC is the largest quasi/pseudo Christian cult on earth, "having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof".

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On 11/19/2019 at 11:04 AM, Salyan said:

They're (were?) a religious order that followed Benedict's rules. Independent monastic communities, black robes.  Not sure what you mean by needing an unbiased description... what other info are you looking for?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_Saint_Benedict 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benedictines

I meant unbiased in the sense that much of history is written by those that conquer and that the Jesuits have managed to permeate many aspects of government and education, and I am assuming the press.  I thought about using wikipedia but I was weary of using it because sometimes the authors of a specific article are partial to what they are writing about.  Ditto for youtube, where there is significant censorship.

22 hours ago, robycop3 said:

 There are many such "orders" among RCs,  with Benedictines & Dominicans being among the most well-known. If these orders follow Scripture, they emphasize some part of it above the rest, while many such orders are strictly the products of men.

 

  Remember, the RCC is the largest quasi/pseudo Christian cult on earth, "having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof".

Right, the Great Private Interpreter.  

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My thoughts are that considering the age of the order, and the consistent destruction of opposing books through the Middle Ages, you are unlikely to find that completely unbiased perspective. I would suggest using Wiki and 'reading between the lines'. It'll give you an idea of their basic principles and (whitewashed) structure. What exactly are you looking for?

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They are a Catholic order - since the catholic 'church's has rarely been the 'loser' and you are talking about a catholic order, their history should be relatively accurate.

By definition, someone named Benedict was the organiser......

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