If you are interested in learning about the founding and spread of the Benedictine Order in the United States, this accessible, profusely illustrated book by Fr. Joel Rippinger, OSB is just what you're looking for. His account is as rich and varied as the Benedictine tradition itself, weaving together religious, social, political, and cultural aspects. The result is both fascinating and important to Catholic history. B&W photos. Paperback, 299 pages. Retail price $19.95 Sale price $4.95 Save $15.00!