Ocean Hermit – sailing, solitude and stories

My plans to retrace Captain Cook's unfinished voyage have been postponed a year while I work on the next Marine Diesel Basics book and get my new boat SV Oceandrifter ready for sea.

* Meeting the call to intense solitude

Hermits, The Insights of Solitude by Peter France

France’s book is a survey of the wide variety of people who have lived as hermits, mostly in the Christian tradition, but including such modern hermits as the late Robert Lax who lived on Patmos. The rich tapestry of lives is a good introduction to how other people in other times have answered the call to intense solitude. The bibliography is a really useful place to start to delve deeper.

Hermits; The Insights of Solitude

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This entry was posted on January 2, 2010 by in Book Reviews, Hermits, Hermits & Solitude and tagged , , , .
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