17 November 2011

TWO HUNDRED THIRTEENTH

Ambrose of Milan, St., On the Duties of the Clergy, in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers vol. 10, Second Series, ed. Schaff and Wace, (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994).  [For his treatment of the wisdom of God in relation to human wisdom.]
Aquinas, St. Thomas, Summa Theologica, trans. English Dominican Fathers, (New York: Benzinger Brothers, 1947). [For the treatment of the human knowledge of God in Ia, and of religious life in IIa IIae.  The discussion of Faith in IIaIIae is also relevant, as is the discussion of Grace, also in IIaIIae.]
Augustine of Hippo, St., “Sermon 179” in Patrologiae Cursus Completus, vol. 38 (vol. 5.1 of Augustine), Ed. Migne, (Paris? 1845)  [For his discussion of the faults with follow in preaching from a failure to study.]
Basil the Great, St., De Spiritu Sancto, in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, vol. 8, Second Series, ed. Schaff and Wace, (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994).  [For his discussion of the necessity of turning from letter to spirit.]
Bedouelle, Guy, O.P.  Saint Dominic: The Grace of the Word, trans. Mary Thomas Noble, O.P., (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1995). [For illustration of how Dominic benefited from study in his preaching against error.]
Benedict, St., The Rule of St. Benedict in English, (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1981).  [For the discussion of humility, especially the 7th and 9th degrees.]
Bernard of Clairvaux, St., On the Song of Songs, vol. 1, trans. Kilian Walsh, O.C.S.O., (Spencer, MA: Cistercian Publications, 1971).  [On the necessity of Grace in preaching.]
Catherine of Siena, St., Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena, trans. Algar Thorold, (New York: Cosimo Classics, 2007).  [For her discussion of humility, and as recommended spiritual reading for the brothers.]
Constitutions and Ordinations of the Order of Friars Preachers, (Victoria, Australia: Holy Name Press, 1974).  [For references to the importance of study.]
Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum, retrieved from Vatican: The Holy See, http://vatican.va on 16 November 2011.  [For the importance of study in preparation for the priesthood.]
Gregory of Nyssa, St. The Life of Moses, trans. Malherbe and Ferguson, (New York: Paulist Press, 1978).  [For general reference but especially the discussion of Moses’s sandals before the burning bush.]
Gregory the Great, St. The Book of Pastoral Rule, in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers vol. 12, Second Series, ed. Schaff and Wace, (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994).  [On the danger of pride in over-eagerness to preach.]
Guigo II, The Ladder of Four Rungs, accessed at http://www.umilta.net/ladder.html on 16 November 2011.  [For his discussion of study as foundational to contemplative life.]
Holy Bible: Douay Rheims Version, rev. Challoner, (Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 2000). [For the translation of Psalm 67.]
Holy Bible: New American Bible Revised Edition, (Charlotte, NC: Saint Benedict Press, 2011). [For general scriptural references.]
Humbert of Romans, Bl., Treatise on the Formation of Preachers, in Early Dominicans ed. trans. Simon Tugwell, O.P., (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 1982). [As a reading recommendation for the novices on preparation for Preaching.  Humbert is excellent.]
Jerome, St., “Letter 125: To the monk Rusticus, on the Solitary Life.” in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers vol. 6, Second Series, ed. Schaff and Wace, (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994).  [For his praise of the virtues which come from diligent study.]
John Paul II, Pope Bl., Pastores Dabo Vobis, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, retrieved from Vatican: The Holy See, http://vatican.va on 16 November 2011.  [For the importance of study in preparation for the priesthood.]
Jordan of Saxony, Bl., Jordan of Saxony: On the Beginnings of the Order of Preachers, ed. Trans. Simon Tugwell, O.P., (Oak Park, IL: PARABLE, 1982).  [For St. Dominic’s injunctions to humility.]
Midrash Rabbah: Exodus, trans. S.M. Lehrman, (New York: The Soncino Press, 1983).  [For the treatment of Moses before the burning bush, esp. the comment on Exodus 4:10.]
Origen, Homilies on Genesis and Exodus, trans. Ronald Heine, (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1982).  [For homilies II, III, and XII, on the birth, wordlessness, and glow of Moses.]
Philo Judaeus, “On the Life of Moses” in The Essential Philo, ed. Nahum Glatzer, (New York: Schocken Books, 1971).  [For his explanation of the reason for Moses’s profession of wordlessness before God.]
Rites of Ordination of a Bishop, of Priests, and of Deacons (Second Typical Edition), (Washington, D.C.: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2003).  [For the reference to Moses in the ordination rite for priests.]
Sayings of the Desert Fathers, trans. Benedicta Ward, (New York: Penguin Books, 2003). [For Hyperichius and John the Short on Humility.]
Septuaginta, Editio altera, ed. Alfred Rahlfs and Robert Hanhart, (Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2006).  [For the translation of Hagar’s vision of the well in Genesis.]
The Primitive Constitutions of the Order of Friars Preachers, retrieved online from http://www.domcentral.org/trad/domdocs/0011.htm on 16 November 2011.  [For the purpose of the Order as stated in the Prologue.]
The Seven Ecumenical Councils in Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers vol. 14, Second Series, ed. Schaff and Wace, (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994).  [For the reference to Moses in Canon I of Nicaea II.]