EVAGRIUS OF PONTUS TALKING BACK PDF

Evagrius of Pontus: Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons; Translated with an Introduction by David Brakke; ; Book; Published by. Evagrius of Pontus: Talking Back: A. Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons, trans. by David Brakke. The Way. Barnaby Hughes, bepress (DC Admins). According to Evagrius of Pontus ( ‘), one of the greatest spiritual directors of ancient monasticism, the monk should talk back to demons with relevant.

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Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Pages with related products. Jamie marked it as to-read Jan 18, Because God is Spirit, it would make sense that God would value more highly mortifications of the spirit before that of the body, since the body is meant to be at service for the soul. Public Private login e. There is nothing new under the sun and this book has a lot in common both with ancient stoic thought on dealing with problems as well as talkihg modern Cognitive Behavioral Psychology methods for addressing maladaptive thought processes.

Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons by Evagrius Ponticus

The same treasure is now available to us in English. Marina Robb rated it really liked it Oct 23, How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them talikng obstructed their contemplation of God?

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contact Contact Us Help. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book was recommended to me by my spiritual father when he pf me away from being a monastic aspirant and headed me toward being a solitary ascetic.

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According to Evagrius of Pontus ‘one of the greatest spiritual directors of ancient monasticism, the monk should talk back to demons with relevant passages from the Bible. He was talkkng disciple of several influential contemporary church leaders, including Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Macarius of Egypt.

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Lists What are lists? Jeff rated it really liked it Jan 01, I wrote this review only after reading the introductory material at the beginning of the book and glancing over the content the book that deals with the various sections of the book broken up by the capital sins and their respective sub-sections of the book too. We can explore a central aspect of early monastic spirituality, and we get a glimpse of the temptations and anxieties that the first desert monks faced.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This book is written for Monastic Life, yet I do believe this book is helpful even for those who while living in the world do not want to be of the world and so this book is still helpful. No magic and special effects.

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Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Anderson marked it as to-read Sep 20, Get to Know Us. Series Cistercian studies series ; no. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This is more than a “Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons”; it’s a manual of using scripture against certain thoughts that go against spiritual holiness.

According to Evagrius of Pontus ‘one of the greatest spiritual directors of ancient monasticism, the monk should talk back to demons with relevant passages from the Bible. Steven Lewis marked it as to-read Jun 23, These 3 locations in All: Review This work makes available to the English readership a work that not only offers a fuller appreciation of the spirituality of Evagrius and his psychology but provides as well a more concrete understanding of the psychology and struggles of the early monks in the Egyptian desert.

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