Today, to a great extent," Parameosi said, "monasticism is not eremitic
The first question arising from these remarks is which exact 'Lebensform' it is which is advertised here: monasticism, yes, but cenobitic, eremitic
, and cohabiting versions are presented as (almost) equally valid: the right choice depends on external situations.
The pagan romance of the tender, virginal, upper-class heroine (Leucippe, Charicleia) escaping melodramatic threats to her life and maidenhood, and then finding blissful relief in a love match with her equally aristocratic, though-non-virginal, boyfriend gave way to the Christian romance of the unbridled slut (Thais, Mary of Egypt) saved by grace and forswearing sex completely for a life of eremitic
isolation and savage mortification.
Sister Sheila Richardson, ESA, JD, JCL, is an Eremitic
Though not as adamantly self-cloistered as the eremitic
entered into a marital alliance with the Zhou ruling house, and on the subsequent legends depicting him as butcher, eremitic
fisherman, and persuader, see Allan, "The Identities of Taigong Wang.
2), outlining how eremitic
practice gradually developed into the two distinct but overlapping categories of hermits and anchorites.
(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
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