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coenobite

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a member of a religious order following a communal rule of life
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2) Above, Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and Female Cenobite (Barbie Wilde) from "Hellbound: Hellraiser II.
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Brothers could be said to date to the second century, the early Age of the Desert (200-500 CE), when hermits and cenobites dotted the desert in a world that had only about 20,000 Christians.
He concludes that, in contrast to the relative comfort which the former enjoyed among the desert cenobites, Eusebius "writes in cruel and rude imprisonment" and was a "victim of a persecution.
It's a mythical piece involving a Chinese puzzle and flesh-eating demons called Cenobites (1987) ***
He became a monk in Palestine in his teens, then spent about 12 years visiting the famous anchorites and cenobites of Egypt.
Benedict, "with God's help to provide for the strong race of the Cenobites.
The hagiographer represents Fulda as the intellectual and monastic center of the Carolingian empire, and by connecting that cloister with the Egyptian-like askesis of Sualo, Ermenrich enables Fulda's cenobites to enjoy a charismatic communion with the Golden Age of Christian asceticism while subtly assuring them that the priest and former monk Sualo was still part of the institution of the church.