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Synonyms for cenobitic

of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living

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In terms of ascetic textuality, the cenobitic text (like the cenobite itself) cannot be represented in an individualized manner; as Harpham remarks, to be a cenobite "was to copy, one among many, of a manuscript," to be "a second-order imitation" (43).
He challenged the nuns and monks of the order to take up a discussion of the possibilities of "an anthropological model of personal and cenobitic stamp .
Bentley him self mocks Ambrose's cenobitic ideal, referring to a Daily Mirror article on present-day English cottage life and averring "'for the life of me, Ambrose, I couldn't see the difference between that young gentleman and Yuan Ts'e-tsung'" (177).
3) This reference appears in "Constellations," the penultimate poem of the volume: "the caravan of exiles has camped in the valley/of cenobitic blue spruce" (p.
A few dozen cenobitic monasteries placed in Castella Vetula, Alava and Vizcaya, were embodied in San Millan de la Cogolla in La Rioja.
These can range from the temporary groups of ascetics frequently found congregating at pilgrimage places to the Shaivite monasteries tracing their origins to the great Shankara - a closer parallel to the Western cenobitic model.
Holy Trinity continues in this cenobitic monastic tradition.
Benedict, composed in the sixth century with a presumption of cenobitic life.
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.
On his return to Jerusalem, Sabas and Theodosius, the leader of the cenobitic communities in Palestine, took it upon themselves to address a petition directly to the emperor:
He founded the cenobitic community in Pontus before 360 A.
The other extreme is the approach of those who live in community, exemplified by the cenobitic rule, in which all the individual's labors go to benefit the entire community, while all one's necessities (food, clothing, and cell) are provided by the community.
In diocesan churches, buildings tended to be either longitudinal (often with multiple sanctuaries) or centralized; while buildings for cenobitic monks, those for the idiorrhythmics, and even self-constructions for solitaries differed as one might expect, with monastic buildings being more idiosyncratic and more conservative than urban.
Most Camaldolese monasteries had both cenobitic and hermetic living arrangements, and Giustiniani and Querini, like other hermits, lived in individual huts and probably did not participate in the communal recitation of daily prayers or other customary forms of communal work.
In 383, Evagrius settled in Nitria, a large cenobitic monastery at the desert's edge, some 40 miles from Alexandria.