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  • "Ascetic" is a word that comes up a lot when people talk about him.

    Can Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra give each other a fresh start?

  • "Ascetic" is a word that comes up a lot when people talk about him.

    Can Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra give each other a fresh start?

  • Imagine my astonishment, then, to find that the second strand, the difficult one, the esoteric one, has already been summarized with admirable skill — a little too perfectly, perhaps — by G.K. Chesterton, in his essay ‘The Feasts and the Ascetic’:

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  • Imagine my astonishment, then, to find that the second strand, the difficult one, the esoteric one, has already been summarized with admirable skill — a little too perfectly, perhaps — by G.K. Chesterton, in his essay ‘The Feasts and the Ascetic’:

    English as she is spoke

  • Ascetic and fiercely self-reliant, the Old Believers had an almost Puritan ethos that emphasized hard work, individual strength, and social conservatism.

    The Return

  • Ascetic and fiercely self-reliant, the Old Believers had an almost Puritan ethos that emphasized hard work, individual strength, and social conservatism.

    The Return

  • Ascetic and fiercely self-reliant, the Old Believers had an almost Puritan ethos that emphasized hard work, individual strength, and social conservatism.

    The Return

  • Ascetic and fiercely self-reliant, the Old Believers had an almost Puritan ethos that emphasized hard work, individual strength, and social conservatism.

    The Return

  • Ascetic orientations sought to limit to the greatest extent possible not only sexual relations thought to be optional, but also the physical pleasures of obligatory sexual acts.

    Modesty and Sexuality in Halakhic Literature.

  • Ascetic migration” and “spiritual exodus” represent two of its fundamental and inspiring forms.

    Pilgrimage and more

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