Saint Basil quote

Saint Basil quotes

Saint Basil quotes

What is the benefit of fasting in our body while filling our souls with innumerable evils? He who does not play at dice, but spends his leisure otherwise, what nonsense does he not utter? What absurdities does he not listen to? Leisure without the fear of God is, for those who do not know how to use time, the teacher of wickedness.

Saint Basil

Saint Basil

Saint Basil

Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great , was the Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor . 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.

Birth: 329 or 330,,

Died: January 1 or 2, 379 (aged 48–50)

Nickname: Saint Basil

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