AUDIO: St. Basil on the Six-Day Creation of the World (Hexaemeron)

In the fourth century, this Early Church Father preached a series of nine homilies from the book of Genesis, regarding God's creation of the world in six days. . . .

The Hexaemeron

Written by St. Basil of Caesarea (329 - 379), Translated by Blomfield Jackson, Read by Jonathan Lange

The Hexaemeron is the title of nine homilies delivered by St. Basil on the the cosmogony of the opening chapters of Genesis. They are Lenten sermons, heard by working men, preached at both morning and evening services.

TITLE LENGTH
1 - In the Beginning God Made the Heaven and the Earth  33:22
2 - The Earth Was Invisible and Unfinished 32:26
3 - On the Firmament 33:32
4 - Upon the Gathering Together of the Waters 22:38
5 - The Germination of the Earth 31:52
6 - The Creation of Luminous Bodies 43:19
7 - The Creation of Moving Creatures 25:55
8 - The Creation of Fowl and Water Animals 33:47
9 - The Creation of Terrestrial Animals 29:45
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