St. Basil Center

An Orthodox alternative for higher education

The St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture at Eastern University

The center is an intellectual and spiritual home for Orthodox students that focuses on Eastern Orthodoxy’s broad, deep cultural and intellectual patrimony, especially that springing from the Greek, Arabic, and Slavonic traditions. Faculty are committed Orthodox Christians, dedicated to the education of our students that they might find their place in the universe in Christ.

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October 7-9, 2022, Friday-Sunday: DoxaMoot 2022, Tolkien’s World-Saving Beauty and Its Cultured Despisers. St. Paul Orthodox Church. 156 E Main St, Emmaus, PA 18049. Tickets and more info here.

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October 6

Only the Free Mind Contemplates

by Cyril Gary Jenkins, PhD Director, St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture “The thinking man, if he wants his thought about freedom to be complete,

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September 22

Memory Eternal Dr. Timothy Becker

Memory eternal to the servant of God, Dr. Timothy Becker, who reposed just after noon today. Tim was no mere supporter of the St. Basil Center, but integral to what we were doing: an inspiration to those who knew him.

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January 14

A Quote to Live By

But it is noble to strive after noble ends, no matter the outcome. Plato, Phaedrus, 274b

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    St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture
    Eastern University
    St. Davids, Pennsylvania