Tag Archives: Evagrius

Praying Out Loud: You Never Knows Who’s Listening In

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: … a time to keep silence, and a time to speak. (Eccles 3:1, 7) For the past two weeks I have been slowly reading Earthen Vessels by … Continue reading

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Acedia: The Noonday Demon

Acedia—everyone raise their hands who know how to pronounce this word correctly. If you don’t know or if you’re not absolutely sure, go back and click on the word. Now that we all know how to pronounce acedia, what does … Continue reading

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I have started to read Gabriel Bunge’s book Despondency: The Spiritual Teaching of Evagrius Ponticus on Acedia. I think I will read one chapter a day. Evagrius: “The nearer a man draws to God, the more he sees himself a … Continue reading

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