Basil of Caesarea
His Life and Impact
Basil of Caesarea (329-379 AD) was a Greek Bishop in what is now Turkey. A thoughtful theologian, he was instrumental in the formation of the Nicene Creed. He fought a growing heresy, Arianism, that had found converts, including those in high positions of state. In the face of such a threat he showed courage, wisdom and complete confidence in God that we would do well to emulate today.
Abounding with pastoral wisdom and with the discussion of theological themes important to any era... an insightful study in human nature and how men of God respond to the shifting sands of the theological and ecclesiastical landscape.... a critical but sympathetic assessment of a remarkable pilgrim on life's journey.
Paige Patterson, President, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas