Basil of Caesarea Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Amand de Mendieta, Emanuel. "The Pair 'Kerygma' and 'Dogma' in the Theological Thought of St. Basil of Caesarea." Journal of Theological Studies n.s. XVI, No. 1 (April 1965): 129-42.

Analyzes Basil's idiosyncratic use of the term "dogma" in On the Holy Spirit. Amand de Mendieta maintains that here the word connotes a liturgical tradition known only to baptized communicants; thus Basil claims that although the church did not publicly affirm the full divinity of the Holy Spirit, this concept was an integral part of its instruction or "dogma."

Bamberger, John Eudes… The Psychic Dynamisms in the Ascetical Theology of St. Basil." Orientalia Christiana Periodica...

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