Rarely are we privileged to see the making of a saint, but it is just what this book gives us for John of Kronstadt (1829–1908), a major figure in the religious life of Late Imperial Russia. So popular was Father John during his years of ministry that Kronstadt became a pilgrimage site replete with peddlers selling souvenir photographs, postcards, and commemorative mugs.A Prodigal Saint follows Father John’s development from activist priest to ve...
By Nadieszda Kizenko
Series: Penn State Series in Lived Religious Experience
Hardcover: 392 pages
Publisher: Penn State University Press (May 31, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 19161960
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
I am enjoying this biography (haven't quite finished it). It seems well-researched.
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