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St. Basil the Great: . . . There are those truly who do not admit the common sense of the Scriptures . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“I know the laws of allegory, though less by myself than from the works of others. There are those truly, who do not admit the common sense of the Scriptures, for whom water is not water, but some other nature, who see in a plant, in a fish, what their fancy wishes, who change the …