the invisible anchorhold

Yet, it is anchoritic contemplation (facilitated by enclosure) rather than anchoritic enclosure in itself which renders his recluse dead to the world. The shift is slight, but nonetheless discernible.

Reading Medieval Anchoritism: Ideology and Spiritual Practices

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