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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