4. Evagrius Ponticus and the Eastern Monastic Tradition on the Intellect and the Passions

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Columba Stewart

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch4

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Stewart, C. (2012) Evagrius Ponticus and the Eastern Monastic Tradition on the Intellect and the Passions, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444361933

Online ISBN: 9781118321997

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Keywords:

  • Evagrius Ponticus and Eastern monastic tradition, on intellect/passions;
  • philosophical and theological used by monastic thinkers position;
  • Evagrius Ponticus;
  • Life of Antony, showcasing Athanasius's monastic agenda;
  • diagnostic/therapeutic technique, that Antony proposes;
  • Evagrius's development, of the Egyptian monastic tradition;
  • Evagrius, model of monastic life of three stages, asceticism, creation and theology;
  • legacy of Evagrius's teaching on the passions;
  • twentieth-century rediscovery of Evagrius, by textual scholars

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introducing Evagrius

  • The Egyptian Monastic Background to Evagrius's Work

  • Evagrius's Development of the Egyptian Monastic Tradition

  • Beyond the Passions

  • The Legacy of Evagrius's Teaching on the Passions