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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Lebanese hermit video

Fr. Dario Escobar, Colombian-born hermit living in Lebanon’s Kaddisha Valley, is profiled in a 2-minute AFP  video titled “Hermit Finds Heaven in Lebanese Cave.” A related AFP article offers more detail, with several photos. Video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moKhKw5u25I Article URL: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iytmu9cwPRxtpuK0L8T2D2HhYdDw Still another article about Fr. Escobar, with more personal details, in the Lebanon website Tayyar, […]

A course on hermits

The Eleanor Roosevelt College of the University of California, San Diego, offers a course on hermits and eremitism taught by Matthew Herbst, professor of history. Here is the catalog description: The Hermit: Solitude, Society, and the Search for Meaning Herbst, Matthew Location: ERC Conference Room 311 Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. Seminar will meet January 8, […]

Noah John Rondeau, NY hermit

Item by the Post Star of Glen Falls, New YorkY, about a new book by William J. O’Hern titled Noah John Rondeau’s Adirondack Wilderness Days: A Year with the Hermit of Cold River Flow. Rondeau has been mentioned here before as a popular hermit figure of the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Among features of […]