What Early Hermits can Teach us About Being Alone

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode undefined

  • May 28, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 38:07 mins

Kim Haines-Eitzen, Ph.D., is a Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Religions with a specialty in Early Christianity, Early Judaism, and Religion in Late Antiquity at Cornell University.  Social media shows us smiling faces surrounded by happy people in beautiful locations. But we all know that is just a moment in time and not a state of living. The time in between those pictures we post can be filled with loneliness. This doesn’t have to be that case as Dr. Kim Haines-Eitzen argues in her article “One isn’t always the loneliest number”.