St. Basil of Caesarea- Why the World Must End

(from The Hexaemeron, c. 370 A.D.) Thus, seeing that figures which move in a circle [orbit] always return upon themselves, without for a single instant interrupting the regularity of their course, do not vainly imagine to yourselves that world has neither beginning nor end. “For the figure of this world passeth away” (1 Cor. vii….