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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This book deals with those maladaptive thought processes which obstruct us from living a life with God. 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.

Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons

See and discover other items: Series Cistercian studies series ; no. Evagriuss 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This is a very practical, dealing-with-the-issues kind of lectio divina.

Lorry Perez marked it as to-read Jan 20, For those who wish to keep their spiritual life in order, keep this book close at hand. 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.

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See all 11 reviews. Ross Heckmann rated it really liked it Dec 21, Against the Demon of Anger pp.

Talking Back

While it was written for monastics, it is outstanding for those of us who are solitaries, ascetics, or want to practice our religious beliefs in a more regimented fashion.

Thanks for ponyus us about the problem. Evil thoughts or vice are either from our own nature, our taught social taboos, or from spiritual evil.

FatherSwithin marked it as to-read Jun 04, 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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In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. He left a promising ecclesiastical career in Constantinople and traveled to Jerusalem, where in he b Evagrius Ponticus Greek: How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God?

Paul marked it as to-read Jan 26, Cistercian Studies Book Paperback: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It became one of the most popular books among the ascetics of Late Antiquity and the Byzantine East, but until now the entire text had not been translated into English.

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

Frida Li marked it as to-read Sep 20, Stumo rated it it was amazing. He was evagrlus disciple of several influential contemporary church leaders, including Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Macarius of Egypt.

You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Paul marked it as to-read Sep 03, In English, translated from a Syriac translation of the Greek original. Evagriue a problem loading this menu right now.

How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God? Preview — Talking Back by Evagrius Ponticus.

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