In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ermitaño masculineermitaña feminineeremita masculine
- Advocates of economic modernization, such as Abbot Matthew ‘the Poor,’ sometimes found Samuel's preoccupation with third-century hermits obscurantist.
- Desiring to find the source of this even greater power, Christopher went off in search of Christ, and was encouraged by a pious hermit to become a living ferryman over a great river.
- But this was just to touch at the first impressions of a land where hermits, monks and pilgrims remain part of the essential tapestry of life.
- These hermits, acting as their own spiritual guides, were easily led to excesses and misdirection.
- Even the hermit was expected to supply the needs of the sick and the destitute through the money he earned from his own handicraft.
- Since, according to the legend, she retired as a hermit, her example could be employed to sing the praises of the contemplative life.
- Christian monasticism evolved from the hermit communities founded in the 3rd century by men fleeing from Roman persecution to the Egyptian and Syrian deserts, where they sought union with God.
- Carmelites world wide, men and women, see themselves in the tradition of the early medieval hermits who withdrew to the caves of Mt Carmel in Palestine in imitation of the Prophet Elijah's life of contemplation.
- It is bedrock biblical wisdom that the human person was not created for isolation; the way of the hermit has always been the cautious exception rather than the rule in the Christian tradition.
- Some hermits lived in the desert; some gathered in loose communities.
- The heroine, Portia, about to arrive home, is reported to be kneeling at holy crosses in the company of a hermit.
- Many of these hermits are also visionaries, an idea which comes out of tales of mystic saints like Teresa of Avila and Francis of Assisi, who were close to real-life Christian shamans.
- Towards the end of his life, he became a hermit and lived among holy men.
- As a form of asceticism, celibacy's heroic demands are more at home with a hermit in the desert or a monk in a monastery than with a priest ministering in today's highly charged sexual atmosphere.
- The anonymous author of the Libellus classified monks and canons into three groups based on whether they lived far from men, like the Cistercians, or close to men, like the Victorines, or as hermits.
- Secular idleness would have little meaning in solitude, and the religious contemplation of the hermit or monk is not in question here.
- Valaam, on a beautiful island in Lake Ladoga near the Finnish border, is once again home to both monks and hermits.
- His ascetic aspirations did not make him wish to be a hermit.
- I'm sure there are hermits living in the hills of Haiti who have served the Lwa all their life and are mighty in Legba's magick, who have never set foot in a peristyle.
- For several years, Benedict lived as a hermit in a cave at Subiaco, where the Roman Emperor Nero had had a villa centuries earlier.
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