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eremite

a Christian hermit or recluse
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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.
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.
Monastics practiced a variety of asceticisms as typified by itinerant monks who wandered, eremitic monks who adopted a wide range of seclusion, and monks who sought a formalized community by residing within an enclosed built environment.
hesychia: stillness, quiet, rest) has its historical roots in the eremitic spirituality of the Desert Fathers who sought to cultivate in the wastelands of Egypt and Palestine that "purity of heart" extolled in the Gospels: "Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God.
To medieval Christians, Carthusian monks possessed a special holiness due to their austere eremitic lives of solitude and silence.
Ian Holgate takes up the vital subject of female patronage in his comparative investigation of the Venetian cult of Monica, and, finally, Roberto Cobianchi provides persuasive evidence for an eremitic, artistic "way of being-in-the-world" (I quote Clifford Geertz), for the Hermits of Citta di Castello guided Raphael's archaizing celestial coronation of San Nicola in his early altarpiece for Sant'Agostino.
10) The Carthusian vocation, which essentially is eremitic, exemplifies the perichoretic ideal that stands at the apex of religious consecration: mission co-inhering in communion.
In this, the two hermits echo the tone of early vitae of Northern European male eremitic and monastic saints.
Penelope had justified doubts about whether John could tolerate her independence and her type of bohemianism, which was nomadic and eremitic, where his was raffishly social.