Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

by Luke Dysinger
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199273201
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/21/2005
Series:
Oxford Theological Monographs Series
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Life and Thought of Evagrius Ponticus
2. The Monastic Discipline of Psalmody
3. Evagrius on Exegesis and Psalmody
4. Psalmody as Spiritual Remedy
5. The Psalter as Spiritual Weapon
6. The Psalter as Contemplative Vision
Conclusion

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