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Basil of Caesarea: A Guide to His Life and Doctrine by Andrew Radde-Gallwitzintroduces early Christian theology by focusing on one particularly influential figure, Basil of Caesarea. It views Basil against the backdrop of a Roman Empire that was adopting Christianity. acquaints the student with Basil's brilliant--and often neglected--theological writings. In particular, Saint Basil's reflections on the Trinity.
Basil of Caesarea by Stephen Hildebrandlengthy introduction to his life and thought with a selection of extracts from his diverse works in new translations, with each extract accompanied by an introduction and notes. an accessible representative selection of his works in one concise volume.
Against Eunomius by Mark DelCoglianoBasil of Caesarea is considered one of the architects of the Pro-Nicene Trinitarian doctrine adopted at the Council of Constantinople in 381. Nowhere is his Trinitarian theology more clearly expressed than in his first major doctrinal work, Against Eunomius, finished in 364 or 365 CE. Online available.
Questions of the Brothers by Anna M. SilvasBasil's counsels for ascetics in community are collected in his Asketikon. The earliest version, the Small Asketikon, did not survive in the Greek, but only in a Latin translation (The Rule of Basil), and in a Syriac translation (The Questions of the Brothers). Silvas presents the first ever edition of the entire Syriac translation, drawn from five manuscripts, the oldest from the late 5th century.
Syriac Versions of the de Spiritu Sancto by Basil of Caesarea by David G. K. TaylorDe Spiritu Sancto was twice translated into Syriac. The first version, made in the late fourth / early fifth centuries, survives in three manuscripts of the fifth-seventh centuries and is edited and translated here for the first time. The second translation, made in the seventh century, survives only in fragments and these have been collected from florilegia manuscripts and edited in parallel with the Greek text. a detailed orthographic index of textual variants is also included. 2 volumes.