Saint Basil: Letters Volume 1 (1-185) by Basil, Agnes Clare Way

By Basil, Agnes Clare Way

The letters of St. Basil, 300 and sixty-eight in quantity, which include the main vibrant and so much own component to his works, provide us, maybe, the clearest perception into the wealth of his wealthy and sundry genius. They have been written in the years from 357, almost immediately ahead of his retreat to the Pontus, till his dying in 378, a interval of significant unrest and persecution of the orthodox Catholic Church within the East. Their type is amazing, starting from uncomplicated pleasant greetings to profound reasons of doctrine, from playful reproaches to critical denunciations of transgressions, from kindly techniques to earnest petitions for justice, from mild messages of sympathy to sour lamentations over the evils inflicted upon or existent within the church buildings.

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For, you encourage us with your words, mentioning our friendship and our fatherland as though trying, by an appeal to my patriotism, to induce a fugitive to return to you once more. I indeed admit that I have become a fugitive, nor would I deny it; but now, since you desire, you may learn the cause. First of all, then, bewildered at the time by the unforeseen event/ as men are who are suddenly terrified by unexpected confusions, I could not control my reason, but I fled the The

If, therefore, our thought is deficient, and the tongue more so than the thought, what ought we to have expected in regard to our utterances except criticism for poverty of words? For this reason it really was not possible to pass over your question in silence. For, there is danger of disloyalty to Him in not really answering those who love the Lord when they ask questions concerning God. My former explanation, then, whether it seems to be adequate or to be in need of more accurate elaboration, requires an appropriate occasion for revision.

65 And one of our infirmities is insubordination, and this He bore. Therefore, even the adversities which happen to us the Lord makes His own, taking upon Himself our sufferings because of His fellowship with us. '66 Yet, to me, this saying also proclaims emphatically that the Son is of identical nature with the Father. For, if it is possible for every rational creature to do anything of itself, having in its own power the decision for better or for worse, and the Son is not able to do anything of Himself, then the Son is not a creature.

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