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.

Coming Events

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November 3, 2018, Saturday 11 am — 4 pm: The Face of God? The Shroud of Turin and its place in Orthodoxy. Lecture by Dr. Corrado Altomare, St. Paul Orthodox Church, 156 E. Main St., Emmaus, PA. Free event, please register via Facebook or by sending a message through this website. Downloadable flyer

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October 7, 2018, Sunday 2pm: TALIJA, a celebration of Serbian history and culture through dance. Eastern University Campus, Mcinnis Auditorium, 1300 Eagle Rd., St. Davids, PA. Dinner at 6pm at St. Nicholas Serbian OC. 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