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Evagrios the Solitary, On Prayer: 153 Texts
Evagrius Ponticus
Evagrius the Solitary, sometimes known as Evagrius Ponticus, was a disciple of the Cappadocian Fathers, ordained reader by St. Basil the Great and deacon by St. Gregory the Theologian. He became a monk of the Egyptian desert, and is the most prolific author of the Desert Fathers. He exercised a tremendous influence on both Eastern and Western monasticism, and four of his writings were included by the Holy Fathers in the 1st Volume of the Philokalia. PNP offers for download Evagrius' seminal work On Prayer: 153 Texts as its first installment in the Philokalia Project- an effort to make the entire English Philokalia available in audio format - with permission.

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