A Champion of Good : The Life of Father Ilarion
Many lovers of literature are familiar, through Dostoyevsky's works, with the concept of the Russian ""Staretz,"" or spiritual elder, and this biography offers a vivid portrayal of an authentic Staretz, Father Ilarion-a monk of the renowned Glinsk hermitage in modern-day Ukraine. Offering unique insights into the Orthodox Church in Russia during communism and in the immediate postcommunist period, this account not only chronicles Father Ilarion's journey, but also presents a vision of a simple Christian life in the contemporary world. With contributions from Father Ilarion's spiritual followers, this history also provides a glimpse into Russian culture and religious perspectives.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
- 01 Nov 2011
- Holy Trinity Publications
- Jordanville, United States
About Natalia Mikhailovna Kopyttseva
Natalia Mikhailovna Kopyttseva is a member of the faculty at Novgorod State University in Russia. Nathan K. Williams is a professional translator. He lives in Topsham, Maine.