Online talk: The Rule of St Benedict at Peterborough

An online History Talk
Thursday 11 November 2021 19:30 - 20:30

The Very Revd Chris Dalliston, Dean of Peterborough will examine how the history of the Cathedral and the second abbey was underpinned by this saintly rule-book.

Dating from as far back as the 6th century, Benedict's strict rules for monastic life contains guidlelines for how those leading a godly life should go about this work - observing humility, prayer, obedience and hard work among a host of other attributes.

Dean Chris will unpack the details of a lifestyle that has been the bedrock upon which Peterborough's Christian witness has existed over the centuries.

Tickets and times

Tickets are £7 per viewing (+ booking fee).

The talk begins at 7.30pm and will last around 40 minutes, followed by time for questions.
Ticket holders will be sent an email with the Zoom link on the day of the talk. 

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The Autumn History Talks Series

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Thursday 14th October 7.30pm
Peterborough’s Peasants Revolt, by Stuart Orme

Thursday 11th November 7.30pm
Shaped by the Rule of St Benedict, Peterborough as Abbey and Cathedral, by The Very Revd Chris Dalliston

Thursday 9th December 7.30pm
Reflections upon Peterborough Cathedral’s stained glass, by Tom Kṻpper

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