Evagrius Ponticus: The Making of a Gnostic

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Religion - 217 pages
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Focusing on his concept of perfection as the acquisition of spiritual knowledge, this book re-evaluates current perceptions of Evagrius Ponticus's thought and character by comparing and contrasting him with his fourth-century contemporaries and with his predecessors, both Christian and pagan.
 

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Contents

Introduction 1
20
Knowledge through mental faculties in relation to spiritual knowledge
27
Natural contemplation verms knowledge of Gods essence
47
The intellects vision of light
77
Christology
109
The last things
153
Conclusion
179
Bibliography
185
Index
199
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Julia Konstantinovsky is a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College at the University of Oxford, UK.

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