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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 historical past within the twentieth century. but ninety years after his loss of life this is still the one whole 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, via Scott M. Kenworthy. The biography unearths an image of a guy whom not anyone anticipated to be selected as Patriarch, but who however humbly permitted the decision of God and the folks to lead the Church throughout the so much turbulent of instances because it confronted either inner upheavals and exterior persecution. either experts and basic readers turns into larger familiar with St. Tikhon via this modest yet conscientiously crafted monograph.

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