Basil the Great


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Related to Basil the Great: John Chrysostom, Gregory of Nyssa
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Noun1.Basil the Great - (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th centuryBasil the Great - (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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The day commemorates three highly influential 4th century bishops who later become saints -- Saint Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostomos.
There are short entries on the Stoics, some of the Church Fathers, specifically Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine, the medieval theologians Hugh and Richard of St.
When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief," Basil the Great wrote.
Basil the Great counseled: "Imitate the character of the bee, because it constructs its honeycomb without injuring anyone or destroying another's fruit.
Or, b) specifically the Cappadocian Fathers, Basil the Great (c.
Basil the Great refers to penances (Epitimia) and Theodore Stoudites described various punishments (poines) that were imposed on nurses if they failed in their duties.
from Lambeth Palace, 2008) is the assertion by Basil the Great (330-379 CE) that in addition to the written traditions of the church (i.
We must recall that St Basil the Great and St Gregory Naziansus once studied in the famous University of Athens.
Philip Sandrick, Provincial of the Fathers of the Order of Saint Basil the Great, Brother Dennis Malloy, Provincial of the Christian Brothers District of Eastern North America, Most Rev.
I'd like to attempt to recreate the climatic scenes of Basil The Great Mouse Detective.
Basil the Great considered Communion in the hand so irregular that he did not hesitate to consider it a grave fault.