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Review on monograph: "Giant of Knowledge: archpriest A.V. Gorsky’s biography" by A.S. Melkov

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2013, No. 1)

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Page : 3-3

Keywords : church history; study of early texts; archaeography; biography; science; Moscow Theological Academy; manuscript; monograph; review; Alexander Gorsky;

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This monograph is devoted to the life and scientific works of an archpriest Alexander Gorsky (1812-1875) ? an outstanding church historian, specialist in archaeography, rector of the Moscow Theological Academy. On the pages of this book the author for the first time modern Russian historiography represents his contribution into the development of humanities. In consecutive order the author studies A. Gorsky's personality as a scientist, pedagogue and archpriest, analyzing his works in the area of church history, philology and theology. The book is intended for the investigators of Russian church history, theological school students, students of historical and philological faculties and also for everyone, who is interested in history of Russian theological education.

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