eremetical

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Historians explore the history of the Carmelite Order during the Middle Ages, focusing on its struggle to find an identity either as an eremetical organization or a mendicant order.
It also provides her with an opportunity to briefly explore the legacy of the desert and the eremetical life in monastic intellectual culture.
From the universal histories with which it opens to the eremetical admonitions with which it concludes, the manuscript addresses concerns fundamental to reading and imagining both within the cell and without (25).
The white monks in Wales not only tapped into the strong popular eremetical and heroic element in the traditions of north and west Wales, but were also cultured men who often traveled abroad, to the annual Cistercian gathering at Citeaux, and elsewhere in Europe even to pursue litigation in the Roman curia.
nicely sketches the historical context especially of the Italian wars that began with the French invasion in 1494 and created a crisis for Venice; he then describes in detail the process by which Querini and Giustiniani eventually decided to take up the eremetical life, while Contarini opted for a Christian life in the world.
Their varied demonologies may reflect a gradual trend over the course of the fourth century, in which some eremetical monks increasingly emphasized the cell as the locus of solitude: an original emphasis on the desert as providing isolation from "the world" narrowed to an emphasis on the cell as providing isolation from even the monastic community.
He then took up the eremetical life, first on the isle later named after him and then on the more remote island of Farne.
They have in common nobility of birth, a scholarly vocation leading to the priesthood and civil service in the Merovingian court, notably for Kings Clotaire II and Dagobert I, and finally retreat into eremetical contemplation.
Coming from the West they were of course familiar with the Benedictine tradition, cenobitic communities bound together by a common rule; in the East the tradition was a modified form of eremetical monasticism with a set of local directives that varied from place to place.
It is generally accepted that Rolle's work was shaped by two major traditions, the eremetical and the later culture of effective contemplation, which Watson divides into four broad categories: the confessional, the schematic, the epideictic, and the emotive.
But the eremetical life has periodically blossomed throughout the world.
1305-10 rather than in 1300 (he certainly died in 1349) and argues that he was more learned and his eremetical career probably more stable than the Officium implies.