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Embassy, Emigrants, and Englishmen: The Three Hundred Year History of a Russian Orthodox Church in London

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Author: Birchall, Chistopher

Form: Paperback

Pages: 755

The unlikely history of a centuries old church located at the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities. 

Founded in the early eighteenth century by a Greek Archbishop from Alexandria in Egypt, the church was aided by the nascent Russian Empire of Tsar Peter the Great and joined by Englishmen finding in it the Apostolic faith. It became a key centre of Orthodox Church life for Western Europe and America until the Bolshevik revolution and ultimately proved to be a haven for the many refugees of that calamity. In turn it became a spiritual home for those who escaped the upheavals following World War II or who sought economic opportunities in the West after the fall of communism in Russia. For much of this time the parish was a focal point for Anglican-Orthodox relations and Orthodox missionary endeavours from Japan to the Americas.

This is a history of the Orthodox Church in the West, of the Russian emigration to Europe, and of major world events through the prism of a particular local community. We become acquainted with the stories of an array of persons, from archbishops to members of Parliament and imperial diplomats to post-war refu(more...)

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Authors / Contributors:
Christopher Birchall
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Page Count / Run Time:
755

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