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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One of the most influential theologians in the late fourth-century church, he was well known as a thinker, polished speaker, and gifted writer. Two Readers in Love rated it liked it Feb 02, This is a pretty helpful book, although some of these demons I don’t bother to talkking. American Benedictine Review With much wisdom and thought, Evagrius of Pontus is a must read for anyone who wants to best understand ancient Christianity and learn about its roots.

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How could Christians resist the thoughts of gluttony, fornication, or pride that assailed them and obstructed their contemplation of God? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Edward Smith marked it as to-read Oct 25, Title Page, Copyright pp.


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Open Preview See a Problem? From Talking Back we gain a better understanding of Evagrius’s eight primary demons: According to Evagrius of Pontus ‘one of the greatest spiritual directors of ancient monasticism, the monk should talk back to demons if relevant passages from the Bible.

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Series Cistercian studies series ; no. May not be open talkingg the public ; No matter what you believe on the origin of evil thoughts or vices this book will give you the scripture verse to combat them.

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Melissa Morrow rated it it was ok Jul 31, This book is written for Monastic Life, yet I do believe this book bakc 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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Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook for Combating Demons

This book is extremely helpful for combating destructive thoughts. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.

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