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Exegetic Homilies: On the Hexameron, On the Psalms By Basil the Great
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Basil the Great, of Caesarea, here offers homilies on Genesis (on the Hexameron, or the Six Days of creation) and on selected Psalms. A great work of early Christian biblical exegesis and a monument... More > of patristic theology, now available in an attractive and affordable edition. Published by Ex Fontibus Co.< Less
On the Holy Spirit By St. Basil the Great
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the author is Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great, (329 or 330 – January 1, 379) was the Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). He was... More > an influential theologian who supported the Nicene Creed and opposed the heresies of the early Christian church, fighting against both Arianism and the followers of Apollinaris of Laodicea. His ability to balance his theological convictions with his political connections made Basil a powerful advocate for the Nicene position. In addition to his work as a theologian, Basil was known for his care of the poor and underprivileged. Basil established guidelines for monastic life which focus on community life, liturgical prayer, and manual labour. Together with Pachomius he is remembered as a father of communal monasticism in Eastern Christianity. He is considered a saint by the traditions of both Eastern and Western Christianity.< Less
On the Holy Spirit By St. Basil the Great
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the author is Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great, (329 or 330 – January 1, 379) (Greek: Ἅγιος... More > Βασίλειος ὁ Μέγας) was the Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). He was an influential theologian who supported the Nicene Creed and opposed the heresies of the early Christian church, fighting against both Arianism and the followers of Apollinaris of Laodicea. His ability to balance his theological convictions with his political connections made Basil a powerful advocate for the Nicene position. In addition to his work as a theologian, Basil was known for his care of the poor and underprivileged. Basil established guidelines for monastic life which focus on community life, liturgical prayer, and manual labour. Together with Pachomius he is remembered as a father of communal monasticism in Eastern Christianity. He is considered a saint by the traditions of both Eastern and Western Christianity.< Less
Basil the Great By Raja Sharma
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Basil was one of the greatest figures in Caesarea, Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor, which is now called Turkey. Basil of Caesarea was born in 329 Ad in Caesarea. He is also called Saint Basil the... More > Great. Basil was the bishop of Caesarea. There are ample records in the Christian history that Basil was a highly influential theologian. He was in favour of Nicene Creed. He was sternly against the Heresies of the early Christian church.< Less
SAINT BASIL THE GREAT on Sin, Suffering, and Salvation By George D. Zgourides
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SAINT BASIL THE GREAT ON SIN, SUFFERING, AND SALVATION is a compilation of writings from one of the most beloved Fathers of the Church. Editor George D. Zgourides has assembled an inspiring list of... More > sayings of Saint Basil on the topics of sin, temptation, error, sickness, suffering, death, and salvation. While not always easy to accept, these words of Saint Basil present an important opportunity—that of finding meaning during life’s most challenging and difficult times. For those readers who desire to look deeper into themselves and their own faith, SAINT BASIL THE GREAT ON SIN, SUFFERING, AND SALVATION will surely prove to be a readable and personal guide.< Less
St Basil and his Rule By E.F. Morison
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Morison provides a useful introduction to the monastic rule of St Basil of Caesarea. St Basil is one of the great founders of monasticism in the East, and had an influence on St Benedict and the... More > development of monasticism in the West.< Less
The Fijians - a Study by Basil Thomson By J. Scott Husted Editor
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This book is reprinted from the historic original. It is a first-hand source describing a Fijian people and culture which does not presently exist. As such, it is an invaluable resource for... More > understanding the way things used to be, before Western intervention. A great portion of the worth of this work is in its presentation of native folklore and beliefs. Preservation of folklore means preservation of the mind of a people, preservation of their deepest beliefs, their understanding of the world, the knowledge that held them together as a people and equipped them to survive. This book is a sociological study of the Fijian people from before they had lost all that they had once been.< Less
The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great: Orthodox Service Books - Number 11 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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That St. Basil composed a Liturgy, or rather reformed an existing Liturgy, is beyond doubt, since besides the constant tradition of the Byzantine Church there are many testimonies in ancient writings... More > to establish the fact. In a treatise on the tradition of the Divine liturgy attributed to St. Proclus, it is stated that when St. Basil noticed the slothfulness and degeneracy of men, how they were wearied by the length of the liturgy, he shortened it in order to cure their sloth. It is not known precisely just what the nature of Basil's reform was. According to the tradition of the Orthodox Church, their Liturgy is practically the work of St. Basil. This is older than either of the other two Byzantine Liturgies (Chrysostom and the Presanctified), and is mentioned under the name of St. Basil in ancient times as if it were then the normal Liturgy. Since the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom has become the normal liturgy of the Byzantine Church, that of St. Basil is now used only ten times a year.< Less
The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great: Orthodox Service Books - Number 2 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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That St. Basil composed a Liturgy, or rather reformed an existing Liturgy, is beyond doubt, since besides the constant tradition of the Byzantine Church there are many testimonies in ancient writings... More > to establish the fact. In a treatise on the tradition of the Divine liturgy attributed to St. Proclus, it is stated that when St. Basil noticed the slothfulness and degeneracy of men, how they were wearied by the length of the liturgy, he shortened it in order to cure their sloth. It is not known precisely just what the nature of Basil's reform was. According to the tradition of the Orthodox Church, their Liturgy is practically the work of St. Basil. This is older than either of the other two Byzantine Liturgies (Chrysostom and the Presanctified), and is mentioned under the name of St. Basil in ancient times as if it were then the normal Liturgy. Since the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom has become the normal liturgy of the Byzantine Church, that of St. Basil is now used only ten times a year.< Less
The Lieutenant and Commander Being Autobigraphical Sketches of His Own Career, from Fragments of Voyages and Travels By Basil Hall
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Basil Hall, FRS (31 December 1788 – 11 September 1844) was... More > a British naval officer from Scotland, a traveller, and an author. He was the second son of Sir James Hall, 4th Baronet, an eminent man of science.Although his family home was at Dunglass, Haddingtonshire (now East Lothian), Basil Hall was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. He was educated at the Royal High School and joined the Royal Navy in 1802, being commissioned a Lieutenant in 1808, and later rising to the rank of Captain.Hall commanded many vessels involved in exploration and scientific and diplomatic missions. While serving aboard HMS Endymion, Hall witnessed Sir John Moore being carried dying from the Battle of Corunna. It was also aboard the Endymion that Hall met William Howe De Lancey, who later married Hall's sister Magdalene. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basil_Hall< Less