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Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus (Oxford Theological Monographs)

by Luke Dysinger

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages254
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ISBN 100199273200
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  No one understood this better than the fourth century Egyptian monk and writer Evagrius Ponticus, who defined and elucidated the eight kinds of evil thoughts that cause us to stumble in the race to heaven.. The Praktikos, the best known work of Evagrius, is a concise book of only thirty pages about how to live as an ascetic.. This small book of short chapters of no more than a paragraph. Various Texts on the Adapted from: Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus, Luke Dysinger, O.S.B. (Oxford University Press, ) EVAGRIUS believed that one of the principal tasks of the Christian ascetic is the proper use of thumos/ for which Evagrius recommends psalmody.

Psalmody and prayer in the writings of Evagrius Ponticus. [Luke Dysinger; Oxford University Press.] -- Evagrius' often-neglected commentaries on scripture are discussed together with his better known works in order to present a more balanced picture of the monk and his model of the spiritual life as a. This chapter discusses the life and writings of Evagrius Ponticus. The main source of information on Evagrius’ life is Palladius, Bishop of Helenopolis, who spent nine years as a disciple of Evagrius in the desert of Kellia. Evagrius’ writings are classified along a spectrum, with narrative treaties at one end, and collections of gnomic sentences at the other.

Introduction: Evagrius Ponticus and his theology developments in the modern study of evagrius ponticus In the course of the twentieth century, two major developments transformed our awareness of Evagrius Ponticus, a figure known (chiefly from external references in File Size: 93KB. Evagrius of Pontus (c) was one of the most prominent figures among the monks of the desert settlements of Nitria, Sketis, and Kellia in Lower Egypt. Through the course of his ascetic writings he formulated a systematic presentation of the teaching of the semi-eremitic monks of these settlements. The works of Evagrius had a profound influence on Eastern Orthodox monastic teaching and.


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: Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus (Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs) (): Dysinger, Luke: BooksCited by: 5. This book explores the writings of Evagrius Ponticus. It seeks a connection between the seemingly disparate aspects of Evagrius’ mystical theology by approaching the relationship between psalmody and prayer from three perspectives.

Evagrius Ponticus was the most prolific writer of the Christian Desert Fathers. This book is a study of his life, works, and theology. It gives particular attention to his little-studied exegetical treatises, especially the Scholia on Psalms, as well as his better-known works, in order to present a more balanced picture of Evagrius the : Oxford University Press.

grateful to Luke Dysinger for his new book, Psalmody and Prayer Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus, which is not only the first English monograph on Evagrius but is also a tremendously important contribution to the international conversation.

A comparison of Dysinger's book. Evagrius Ponticus was the most prolific writer of the Christian Desert Fathers. This book is a study of his life, works, and theology. It gives particular attention to his little-studied exegetical treatises, especially the Scholia on Psalms, as well as his better-known works, in order to present a more balanced picture of Evagrius the monk.

Clearer insight into Evagrius' esteem for the Book of Psalms has been made possible by M.J. Rondeau, who has edited a collation of Evagrius' Scholia on Psalms based on MS Vaticanus Graecus Her generosity in providing her collation for use in this volume is deeply appreciated.

the passions; and Evagrius' 'undisclosed psalmody'. Keywords: Evagrius Ponticus, psalmody, prayer, Christianity The recovery in the twentieth century of texts by Evagrius Ponticus has occasioned vigorous debate concerning his influence in the Christian East and West.

In spite of his condemnation for Origenism inhis influence on. Book reviewed: Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus, Luke Dysinger, Oxford University Press (), pp., hb £55/$99Author: Tarmo Toom.

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[Oxford Theological Monographs.] (Oxford: Oxford University Press. x, £) Within months of his death, and possibly earlier, Evagrios Pontikos became a figure of controversy, and that controversy has rarely died down.

The Praktikos & Chapters on Prayer is a wonderful translation for two of Evagrius' most important writings. The Praktikos is Evagrius' best known work on the ascetic life. In it he sets forth more completely than anywhere else his doctrine of by: Luke Dysinger, OSB Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp.

viii + In this publication Fr. Luke Dysinger presents the revision of his doctoral thesis at Oxford University.

Luke Dysinger (). Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus. Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York. Oxford theological monographs. something read in a book or examined in a classroom.1 Theology is an academic enterprise, scholastic in the literal sense of the word. One of the pioneers of Christian mysticism, Evagrius Ponticus (ca.

–), had a quite different view. According to Evagrius, theology is a knowledge of God gained from first-hand experience. Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus (Oxford Theological Monographs) by Luke Dysinger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Buy Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus from Church House Bookshop. “Evagrius Ponticus: The Praktikos. Chapters on Prayer” (Cistercian Studies, ) Evagrius Ponticus (Author), John Eudes Bamberger (Translator) The living link through whom the ascetic principles of hellenistic philosophers passed into monasticism, Evagrius molded christian asceticism through his own works and through his influence on John Cassian, Climacus, Pseudo.

Evagrius Ponticus (), as his name implies, was a native of Pontus in Asia Minor. As a young man he made his way to the imperial capital Constantinople, where he soon made his mark as an eloquent speaker and writer.

Ordained a deacon by Gregory of Nazianzus, he took part in the Second Ecumenical Council in Adapted from: Psalmody and Prayer in the Wrintings of Evagrius Ponticus, L. Dysinger, (Oxf. Pr., ), pp. PALLADIUS’ attribution to Evagrius of one hundred daily ‘prayers’ [1] attests that Evagrius spent a large part of his day in the alternating rhythm of psalmody and prayer which Cassian describes in his Institutes and Conferences.

Evagrius' training, life, and related spiritual writings, in the context of the 'discipline of psalmody' as practised by his contemporary monastics; Evagrius texts on the interrelationship between psalmody and prayer, and his underlining of the usefulness of psalmic contemplation in the healing of passions, are typical Sketes ascetical traditions.5/5(5).Writings of Evagrius Ponticus The works of Evagrius, few of which are preserved entire in Greek, survive haphazardly: in anthologies; in quotations; in ancient Syriac, Armenian, or Latin translations; or in pseudonymous collections ascribed to more acceptable authors, such as St.

Basil or St. Nilus.This book explores the writings of Evagrius Ponticus. It seeks a connection between the seemingly disparate aspects of Evagrius' mystical theology by approaching the relationship between psalmody Author: Salih Yucel.