Grzech jako choroba duszy w homilii św. Bazylego Wielkiego "O tym, że Bóg nie jest sprawcą zła"

Ewa Osek
2006 Vox Patrum  
This paper concerns literary sources of the homily Quod Deus non est auctor malorum, written by St. Basil the Great in 369 AD. St. Basil never named his sources, but lexical analysis shows both influences of the philosophical writers (Plato, Stoics, Plotinus) and the Alexandrian theologians (Clemens of Alexandria, Origen). This homily deals with four problems: 1) the cause of evil, 2) two different kinds of evil: sin (injustice) and misery, 3) the Divine therapy of the "curable" sinners, 4) the
more » ... State of "incurable" sinners (the Heli). Ali these items imply the Platonic allegory rendering injustice (that is, sin) as a corporeal sickness or illness.
doi:10.31743/vp.8231 fatcat:6ltssugfcnaula5flawenzpqje