(Sep 16, 1754, Michailov – Apr 2, 1829, Rjazan'), Russian lay theologian, teacher of Hebrew and Greek, and, finally, lecturer with the rank of collegiate assessor. His most important work is the first Russian commentary on the divine liturgy (VI) on a historical-critical basis (still current at the end of the 20th cent.) with a marked, Catholic emphasis on the sacrificial character of the liturgy and a rich, always well-documented use of Western literature. The author revised the commentary a number of times, and it continues to be reprinted.
Dmitrevsky, Ivan Ivanovich(138 words)
Cite this pageFelmy, Karl Christian, “Dmitrevsky, Ivan Ivanovich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03772>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013
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