In a letter to adolescents, St. Basil the Great
highlighted the role of the effort demanded by athletics in nurturing self-sacrifice as a means of growth in virtue: "These men endure sufferings beyond number, they use many means to build their strength, they sweat constantly as they train...
Claudio Moreschini and Enrico Norelli also support the opinion that the greatest of the Cappadocian Fathers, St. Basil the Great
, was praised by the other fathers as their master both during his life time and after his death (Moreschini and Norelli 2004: 97).
The ancient bishop St. Basil the Great
counseled: "Imitate the character of the bee, because it constructs its honeycomb without injuring anyone or destroying another's fruit." Having enjoyed the sweetness that a mutually beneficial partnership with my bees can provide, I hope to work on being a better companion animal to the rest of earth's inhabitants.
St. 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.
St. Basil the Great
, Doctor of the Church (330-379): "The right to receive Holy Communion in the hand is permitted only in times of persecution:' St.
This article explores one aspect of this social teaching: the role of manual labor in the life and thought of St. Basil the Great
(329-79), the bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia, a staunch defender of Nicene orthodoxy, and a central figure in the development of monasticism.
Other times it is said to be 1901, when Father Polywka, Order of St. Basil the Great
, arrived in Winnipeg and helped the faithful purchase the plot of land where the first church was built and officially consecrated.
The latest recipient of the Anglican Foundation's St. 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."
Gregory of Nazianzus's Funeral Oration on St. Basil the Great
" (140-59), sympathetically delves into the paradoxical ways in which performance of a text--Basil--is simultaneously a construction of a subtext--Gregory himself.
Athanasius of Alexandria (d 373), who defended the divinity of Christ against the Arians; St. Basil the Great
of Caesarea (d ?379) and his co - worker St.