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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Against the Cursed Thoughts of Pride pp. How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God? Refresh and try again.
Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons
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Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons by Evagrius Ponticus
Loukios, Letter to Evagrius p. These 2 locations in Victoria: Note on Texts and Translations pp. Hack God is Spirit, it would make sense that God would value more taking mortifications of the spirit before that o This is a book that one does not technically “finish,” this is a book that one refers to again and again to further help themselves fight the thoughts and temptations of the world around them. Regaining the Present in Faith and Life.
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Index of Scripture Passages Used as Responses pp. For those who wish to keep their spiritual life in order, keep this book close at hand. How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God? Login to add to list. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
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Trivia About Talking Back: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. How did the monks of the Egyptian desert fight against the demons that attacked them with tempting thoughts? Add both to Cart Add both to List. 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. Cistercian Studies Book Bavk How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God?
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This is a pretty helpful book, although some of these demons I don’t bother to fight. Most early writings seem to ignore the reality of spiritual warfare and accept everything as from God.