Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A monastery or monastic settlement of the Greek Church, characterized by a strict discipline.
“I think the "skete" model of a lay life suggested above is good.”
“One might also do well to have something of a "skete" like relationship to those communities, and many faithful Orthodox do.”
“In the skete, he had regular meals, a mat to sleep upon, in a hut for shelter.”
“The young monk left the father to return to his skete.”
“Det skete for 100 000 år siden den udvikledes stort set i harmoni og udbredte sig til hele verden.”
“Nürnberg-domstolene fastlagde det princip, at man ikke kan undskylde en åbenlyst ulovlig handling med, at den skete efter ordre.”
“Det skete i en telefonsamtale sent i aftes, oplyser Det Hvide Hus.”
“I keep in my mind an almost skete-like image of the lay life.”
“A major, practical problem as I see it is the root cause of my push toward skete-living in the world.”
“But just as there are the different models of monastic life - eremitic, cœnobitic, the skete - so it would seem that different lay folks might seek different levels of community involvement through which to work out their salvation.”
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