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eremite

a Christian hermit or recluse
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This information does give some quantitative evidence of the pervasive role of the "eremitic tradition" in Later Han scholar-official culture and the formulation of the character of men of the time; but a good many of these men hardly were "men of the cliffs and caves," as they passed a significant part of their adult lives in official careers (e.g., Fan Ying, Li Gu, Ma Rong, Cai Yong, Xun Yue, Zhuge Liang).
Whereas Anneke Mulder Bakker (Low Countries) and Pauline L'Hermite-Leclercq (France) present broad-ranging, theoretically informed overviews of research into anchoritic practice that raise broader issues and questions for the field in general, other contributors concentrate more specifically on aspects of eremitic life for a particular region.
2) Eremitic (or self-dramatizing) translation: word-for-word (if immersed in Kabbalistic doctrine); sense-for-sense (if orthodox)--the translator is so visible as to cover the author with his arrogance of a know-it-all.
(4) On the one hand, some Russian monks retreated to remote regions where they sought to preserve what they believed were authentic Orthodox practices by adopting an eremitic and severely ascetic mode of life.
Turning her back on that love, whether it manifested as a call to a cloistered community, an even more compelling call to the solitude of eremitic life, or its radiant and radical expression in marriage, would have been impossible for Fredette.
Second, his respect and fascination with Laozi, the philosophical concepts of Zhuangzi and Chinese eremitic culture.
The face appears at the moment when the pilgrim most wishes to forget himself and the world, at a moment of humility within the harsh natural surroundings characteristic of eremitic devotion.
In 1367, as Christ had instructed her in a vision, Catherine ceased the eremitic life and began a public apostolate.
Societal limitations would restrict (but not eliminate) women from entering eremitic life, and anchoretic life for women was rare.
In addition, GC-1 cells express G protein-coupled receptor 30 (GPR30), which mediates a rapid xenoestrogen-activated pathway in eremitic germ cells, among which spermatogonia represent the most important cell population.
Her argument depends in part on the supposition that Irish Christianity developed from the poetic and imaginative Celts, and in part that Irish monasticism was coenobitic rather than eremitic.
As I've stated, I am eremitic and known as keeping to myself around here--I know my neighbours but just enough--but the necessary process of pulling caltrop (we never use spray and have a caveat with the shire saying the roadside at our boundary cannot be sprayed) briefly changes that.