Publisher: SVS Press
Author: Gabriel Bunge
Dimensions/Weight: 5.5" x 8.5"
Format/Cover Type: Softcover
Description: This ultimately joyful work is one of the few books available in English to deal exclusively with the problem of despondency-acedia- and how it can be overcome. Bunge analyzes the views of Evagrius Ponticus, the famous "philosopher of the desert," on the dangers of acedia. Evagrius develops a sophisticated psychology which remains beneficial to us today. Indeed, this 4th-century Desert Father writes for Christians everywhere: for those in modern deserts -the city- and for those subject to silent despair. This is a companion book to Dragon's Wine and Angel's Bread.
Despondency: The Spiritual Teaching of Evagrius Ponticus on Acedia
- Brand: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
- Product Code: 381274
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