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Russian Mystics

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Sergius (Serge) Bolshakoff, both the author and the translator of Russian Mystics, was born in Saint Petersburg in 1901 and died in retirement at the Cistercian abbey of Hauterive, Switzerland, in 1990. His life spanned not only the Russian Revolution and the fall of Communism, but also the Christian Ecumenical Movement, in which he took an active role. Dedicated to the cause of Christian unity throughout his life and intimately familiar with the Orthodox, the Roman Catholic, and the Anglican traditions and their monastic expressions, he was personally acquainted with the great leaders of the ecumenical movement: Pope John XXIII, the Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras, Archbishop William Temple of Canterbury, and the abbe Paul Couturier. Exiled from his homeland for most of his life, he lived in England--where he received a doctorate in philosophy from Christ Church, Oxford--or France and traveled and wrote extensively.

Synopsis:

A panorama of Russian Christian spirituality, richlyillustrated with passages from formative works.

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky. He was a renowned writer, theologian, poet, and social activist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879079260
Author:
Bolshakoff, Serge
Publisher:
Cistercian Publications
Author:
Bolshakoff, Sergius
Author:
Merton, Thomas
Location:
Kalamazoo, Mich. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Monasticism and religious orders
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Subject:
Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Illustrated
Series:
Cistercian studies series ;
Series Volume:
no. (NIH)no. 26
Publication Date:
January 1976
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
303
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.94 lb

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» Biography » General
» Religion » Christianity » Eastern Orthodoxy
» Religion » Christianity » Prayer and Devotion
» Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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