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- adj. Alternative form of cenobitic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as cenobitic.
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- adj. of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
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Their life is strictly cenobitical, that is to say, life in common in its most absolute form.
The lay brothers live an entirely cenobitical life, and are occupied in the servile work of the establishment.
They were numerous fervent centres of a partly cenobitical, partly eremetical life.
Camaldolese Order; the former foreshadowing the eremitical, the latter the cenobitical, branches.
Within twenty years this hermitage already possessed a subject house, and by the middle of the fourteenth century we find the Prior of San Mattia making a visitation of his suffragan monasteries, and the hermitage itself adopting the cenobitical life.
An important change in the character of the order was made by Rudolph's extension of the cenobitical life.
At first a hermitage was started; but soon, on account of the rapid influx of novices, it was found necessary to adopt the cenobitical manner of life.
An aspirant to the solitary or to the cenobitical life at Camaldoli has to undergo a long and severe probation.
But religious obedience, as we understand it now, began only with the cenobitical life, and at the time of which we speak there was nothing to oblige the cenobite to remain in the monastery.
Lutheran doctrine of justification by faith alone; Nicholas Ferrer, the enthusiast who dreamed of reviving the cenobitical idea in the