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Saint Basil the Great

Saint Basil the Great (~374 A.D.). As a young student in Athens, “‘he studied everything thoroughly, more than others are wont to study a single subject. He studied each science in its very totality, as though he would study nothing else.’ Philosopher, philologist, orator, jurist, naturalist, possessing profound knowledge in astronomy, mathematics and medicine, ‘he was a ship fully laden with learning, to the extent permitted by human nature.’”

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Further Reading

On the Holy Spirit. Saint Basil the Great