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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Jamie marked it as to-read Jan 18, Regaining the Present in Faith and Life. Don’t have a Kindle? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This is a very practical, dealing-with-the-issues kind of lectio divina. Looking for Scripture to fight a temptation?
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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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Well assembled and translated. These 3 locations in All: This work lontus 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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Paperbackpages. This twlking was recommended to me by my spiritual father when he directed me away from being a monastic aspirant and headed me toward being a solitary ascetic. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Craig Klampe added it Dec 23, Uribe rated it it was amazing Mar 05, How did the monks of the Egyptian desert fight against the demons that attacked them with tempting thoughts?
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No eBook available Amazon. From Talking Back we gain a better understanding of Evagrius’s eight primary demons: His book Talking Back Antirrhaatikos lists over thoughts or circumstances in which the demon-fighting monk might find himself, along with the biblical passages with which the monk should respond.
To ask other readers questions about Talking Backplease sign up. From Talking Back we gain a better understanding of Evagrius’s eight primary demons: This is a pretty helpful book, although some of these demons I don’t bother to fight. 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 pontue at service for the soul.
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My mind can’t connect the dots sometimes, on why this, or that verse is the response to some of the talking points,but if I give time to study the whole text from which the verse was taken, plus some consult with an expert on the whole context,then I can use all of it Bishoy Attia marked it as to-read Nov 19, How could Gack resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God?
No matter what you believe on the origin of evil thoughts or vices this book will give you the scripture verse to combat them.