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St. Basil and Eastern Monasticism

by George A. Birmingham

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
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    Open LibraryOL11864486M
    ISBN 101425458033
    ISBN 109781425458034

    St. Basil the Great (), Bishop of Caesarea in the Roman province of Cappadocia, was influential in the development of monasticism in the Eastern Orthodox Church and played a role in the Arian controversy. One of 10 children, Basil came from a wealthy and noble Christian family of Cappadocia (now in Turkey); his younger brother Gregory, later. Cenobitic monasticism, form of monasticism based on “life in common” (Greek koinobion), characterized by strict discipline, regular worship, and manual work. St. Pachomius was the author of the first cenobitic rule, which was later developed by St. Basil the Great (c. –).

    (6) Monasticism in the lesser Eastern Churches. Little may be said of these Churches. All had fully developed monasticism according to St. Basil's idea before they went into schism, and all have monks and nuns under much the same conditions as the Orthodox, though, naturally, in each case there has been some special development of their own.   Basil was becoming famous as a teacher when he decided to leave the world. He lived for a while as a hermit then founded what was probably the first monastery in Asia Minor. His monastic principles have influenced Eastern monasticism to this day. He was a gifted orator, and his writings place him among the great teachers of the Church.

    From the 5th century Eastern monasticism generally modelled itself almost exclusively on the Rules of St. Basil the Great, although neither he nor other monastic legislators established in the East a religious Order in the present sense of the term, nor did they leave a summary of disciplinary rules, as St. Benedict of Norcia, St. Dominic and. Rule of St. Basil See also John Burke: St. Basil the Great - his person and his preaching [At Internet Archive, from ]: Catholic Encyclopedia: Basil the Great ; and Catholic Encyclopedia: Eastern Monasticism.


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Today we commemorate one of the Greats of the Church and the Father of Eastern Monasticism – Saint Basil. He is described as “a luminary of the Church” in the Byzantine liturgy texts. Although he hails from St. Basil and Eastern Monasticism book Eastern lung of the Church, both the Eastern and Western churches find him to be of great importance and an exceptional Bishop of the fourth century.

Basil the Great, Latin Basilius, (born adCaesarea Mazaca, Cappadocia—died January 1,Caesarea; Western feast day January 2; Eastern feast day January 1), early Church Father who defended the orthodox faith against the Arian heresy.

As bishop of Caesarea, he wrote several works on monasticism, theology, and canon law. The Retreat in Pontus 9 III. Basil's Ascetic Writings 15 IV. The Inspiration of the Monastic Life 22 V.

The Practice of Asceticism 31 VI. The Community Life 39 VII. Obedience and Discipline 47 VIII. The Monk at Prayer 58 IX. The Monk at Work 79 X. Vocation and Vows 86 XI. Women, Children, and Slaves. 96 :   The Rules of St. Basil oriented Byzantine monks (25).

The Rule of the Master (6) inspired the Rule of St. Benedict (25), which condemned strict austerities in favor of worship protocols and behavior standards.

The Cistercian order emphasized gardening, animal husbandry, carpentry, weaving, baking, and other manual labor (92). Basil's concept of the monastic ideal, socially directed and moderate without being lax, became the fundamental concept of Greek and Slavonic monasticism, and it influenced St.

Benedict in legislating for Western monasticism. The ascetical writings of St. Basil contained in this volume, addressed to both monks and laymen, are of prime importance for understanding the role their author played in the.

This collection provides you with everything you need to know to understand the monasticism of St. Basil the Great, specifically his great Rule, which has been influential for centuries.

Basil was born in and lived through the era of the Nicaean Council, the life of St. Athanasius of Alexandria, and the paganism of the Emperor Julian. Gradually nearly all the Eastern monasteries accepted the Rules of St.

Basil. Their inner organization evolved a hierarchy of officials among whom the various offices were distributed; the prayers, meals, work, punishments were portioned out according to the ascetic works of St.

Basil, and so the whole monastery arrived at a working order. Basil was on his way to becoming a famous teacher when he decided to begin a religious life of gospel poverty. After studying various modes of religious life, he founded what was probably the first monastery in Asia Minor.

He is to monks of the East what Saint Benedict is to the West, and Basil’s principles influence Eastern monasticism : Franciscan Media. Following her publication, The Asketikon of St Basil the Great (see review posted in Amazon), Anna Silvas introduces us to the Latin text and English translation of The Rule of St Basil.

The complete text (p. ), is preceded by an introduction (p. ) dealing with the state of the question: place of the work in Basil's life; Rufinus /5(2). Basilian monks are monks who follow the "Rule" of Saint Basil the Great, bishop of Caesarea ().

The chief importance of the monastic rules and institutes of St. Basil lies in the fact that to this day his reconstruction of the monastic life is the basis of most of the monasticism practiced in the Orthodox Churches, as well as some Greek Catholic communities.

The Orthodox Nationalist: St. Basil and the Monastic Metaphysics I – TON Matt Johnson, Podcasts, Radio Albion, The Orthodox Nationalist, Dr Matthew Raphael Johnson talks about monasticism and the development of metaphysics within the Orthodox Church. As time went on, monks began to congregate into closer communities.

Saint Pachomius (ca. - ) is regarded as the founder of cenobitic monasticism, wherein all live the common life together in a single place under the direction of a single Abbot.

The first such monastery was in Tabennisi, Egypt. Vested as bishop, wearing omophorion, holding a Gospel Book or scroll. Basil is depicted in icons as thin and ascetic with a long, tapering black beard. Patronage. Russia, Cappadocia, Hospital administrators, Reformers, Monks, Education, Exorcism, Liturgists.

Part of a series on the. Eastern Orthodox : orCaesarea, Cappadocia. Basil and Basilian Monasticism. Basil the Great. Basil the Great, Commentary on Psalm 1 St Basil St. Basil the Great St. Basil the Great: His Person and Preaching St. Basil the Great St. Basil the Great Congregation of St.

Basil. Macrina the Elder. Basil and His Rule book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Published inthis is a study of Christian monasticism and St.4/5(1).

Shapers of Later Monasticism: St. Benedict. Basil of Caesurea (c): Considered the founder of Eastern monasticism, Basil (also called Basil the Great) along with his older sister, Macrina, helped give shape to the monastic life in the East. His Aescetica provided the foundational rules that still today guide the Eastern Orthodox practice.

Basil's writings on monasticism are the single most important body of regulative documents in Eastern Orthodox monasticism. Bishop of Caesarea Because of his leadership and learning, Basil was drawn away from monastic affairs into the wider life and conflicts of the Church.

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This book of homilies, a letter to a bishop, and Q&A penned by St. Basil the Great are still relevant today. The human condition remains the same.

Basil uses many metaphors and scripture from the Bible to make his point. Basil the Great or Basil of Caesarea (/) has a kind of special place in my everyday life/5.

Uniformity was gradually wrought in Eastern monasticism by the rules of St. Basil the Great. He favored the cenobitic style and stressed manual labor and obedience in opposition to the extravagances of much of early monasticism (see, e.g., Simeon Stylites, Saint).

Monasticism in the East has changed little since the 4th cent.; the monks devote. The spirit and origin of Christian monasticism by Birmingham, George A., — The discernment of spirits — Description of discretion by St.

Antony — by St. Marcarius page CHAPTER VI ST. BASIL AND EASTERN MONASTICISM Contrast between Egyptian and Eastern monasticism — Prejudice in the East against the monks — Ascetic Pages: It was here that Basil wrote his works regarding monastic communal life, considered pivotal in the development of the monastic tradition of the Eastern Church and have led to his being called the “father of Eastern communal monasticism.”.