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monastery

the residence of a religious community, esp of monks, living in seclusion from secular society and bound by religious vows

monastery

A building complex of a monastic order.
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Sarah Jean Thompson, a member of the monastic community of the Sisterhood of Saint John the Divine, Toronto.
Thus, where charismatic leadership based on aspiration comes to the fore--whether described in Spiro's terms or in terms of the bodhisattva ideal, the monastic community will have a reduced role in leadership.
Sweden, May 6 -- The first Theravada Buddhist monastic community in the United States incorporated as a religious society under the patronage of Most Venerable Madihe Pannasiha Mahanayake Thera in Washington, D.C.
In 1983, Paraclete Press was founded and is the publishing house of the Community of Jesus, which is an ecumenical monastic community rooted in the Benedictine tradition.
Chloe Reddaway explores the monastic community at Pannonhalma in Hungary where education and hospitality are motivating factors in the pairing of 'Image and Christianity' (to give the title of a recent exhibition held there); Martin A Ruehl unearths the uncomfortable complexity of Anselm Kiefer's major retrospective at the Royal Academy; Marina Abramovic's summerlong 512 Hours at the Serpentine Gallery is called into question even though it ostensibly overrides hierarchies and differences; and our book reviews encompass a theological reflection on anthropology (Crispin Paine), a Scandinavian context for medieval art (Claire Daunton) and Greek churches in their abundant architectural glory (David Stancliffe).
He entered the Abbey of Our Lady of the Valley, Lonsdale, Rhode Island, in 1933 and, after a fire in 1950 that forced the closure of that monastery, he moved with the rest of the monastic community to St.
One suggested start date for the tradition was during the battle of Neville's Cross in 1346 when the Durham monastic community is said to have climbed the tower to watch the fighting.
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a founding member of Rutba House, a New Monastic community in Durham, NC.
In Zapal'skii's account, Optina's distinctive monastic culture and its spiritual authority thus emerged from a combination of particular monastic ideals, internal organizational relationships, the presence of revered spiritual elders, and processes of interaction between the monastic community and diverse lay believers.
"The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival" by German journalist and author Freddy Derwahl is the true story of the Cirstercian monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, the last surviving member of a Trappist monastic community, which was kidnapped and killed in Algeria in March of 1996.
"I think trying to understand that freedom is pretty important," says Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, who leads a pioneering New Monastic community in Durham, North Carolina.
The southern monastic community that is built of mud brick is being bulldozed and its western side is taken over by land mafia for agricultural reclamation and is the cause of the Matryria section to be completely lost.