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The legacy of monastic hospitality: 1 The rule of Benedict and rise of western monastic hospitality

O'Gorman, Kevin D. (2006) The legacy of monastic hospitality: 1 The rule of Benedict and rise of western monastic hospitality. Hospitality Review, 8 (3). pp. 35-44. ISSN 1464-9101

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Abstract

In the first of two articles about the founding father of hospitality, Kevin O'Gorman looks at St Benedict's rule and its context of in the monastic orders. Contemporary hospitality operators will find themselves in a very familiar world.