Basil the Great

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Related to Basil the Great: John Chrysostom, Gregory of Nyssa
  • noun

Synonyms for Basil the Great

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century

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St Basil the Great is both a refined theologian and a great scientific thinker of his age.
Silvas, The Asketikon of St Basil the Great, Oxford Early Christian Studies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).
Basil the Great Scholarship, Dean Walter Raymond of the diocese of Quebec, spent four months this year among the Armenian Orthodox of the Middle East in what he called "the pilgrimage of a lifetime.
Andrew Crislip, an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Hawaii, enters the debate with a fresh and intriguing argument, which traces the origin of the hospital to the monastic activities of Basil the Great (ca.
After his death at the age of fifty, he received the title Saint Basil the Great.
Basil the Great said that, for a Christian, nothing is as characteristic as working for peace (Letter 114).
After introductory chapters on classical theories and some of the problems that Christianity posed for such theories, White turns to particular individuals who exemplified friendship in their lives and theorized about it in their writings, beginning with Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus and moving on to Chrysostom and Olympias.
Almost 300 years went by before Pope Pius V added to these "Western" doctors four counterparts from the East: Saints Athanasius (295-373), Basil the Great (330-379), Gregory of Nazianzus (330-390), and John Chrysostom (345-407).
St Basil the Great recommended that those who kill in war should abstain from taking communion for three years.
The sale of a vacant, five-story residential building that was once used as a rectory for the pastor and priests of the Order of Saint Basil the Great at 27 East 7th Street in Manhattan's East Village for $4,500,000.
It is at this juncture that Sterk focuses on one of the truly significant figures for the development of the Church, West as well as East, and the monastic as well as secular, Basil the Great.
The existing Order of Saint Basil the Great, OSBM, of the Ukrainian Byzantine rite, which is quite prominent in Canada, traces its historical descent from Basil though not in a direct line.
Benedict, the origins of synods, the views of Basil the Great on what is required to reestablish communion between churches, and Rome and holy images.
The compendium repeats the tough teaching of early church fathers like Clement of Alexandria, John Chrysostom, Basil the Great and Gregory the Great and sums it up in these two principles: