By Jane Swan,Scott M. Kenworthy

St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (Vasily Ivanovich Bellavin, 1865–1925) is among the most vital figures of either Russian and Orthodox Church background within the twentieth century. but ninety years after his demise this is still the single entire biography ever released within the English language. It has now been up to date and revised with a brand new preface and bibliography, including revised and extra endnotes, through Scott M. Kenworthy. The biography finds an image of a guy whom nobody anticipated to be selected as Patriarch, but who however humbly authorised the decision of God and the folks to lead the Church through the such a lot turbulent of occasions because it confronted either inner upheavals and exterior persecution. either experts and normal readers turns into larger accustomed to St. Tikhon via this modest yet conscientiously crafted monograph.

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