from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A monastery or monastic settlement of the Greek Church, characterized by a strict discipline.


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  • I think the "skete" model of a lay life suggested above is good.

    The Ochlophobist

  • One might also do well to have something of a "skete" like relationship to those communities, and many faithful Orthodox do.

    The Ochlophobist

  • In the skete, he had regular meals, a mat to sleep upon, in a hut for shelter.

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  • The young monk left the father to return to his skete.

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  • Det skete for 100 000 år siden den udvikledes stort set i harmoni og udbredte sig til hele verden. - Business News

  • Nürnberg-domstolene fastlagde det princip, at man ikke kan undskylde en åbenlyst ulovlig handling med, at den skete efter ordre.

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  • Det skete i en telefonsamtale sent i aftes, oplyser Det Hvide Hus. Seneste nyt

  • I keep in my mind an almost skete-like image of the lay life.

    The Ochlophobist

  • A major, practical problem as I see it is the root cause of my push toward skete-living in the world.

    The Ochlophobist

  • 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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