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Job of Pochaev, Saint
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(Ivan Železo; 1551, Polutʾja – 1651, Počaev, Volhynia), revered for preserving the ascetic tradition of the Eastern Church in Poland and Lithuania in the epoch of confessionalization. He became a priest and monk around 1580 and initially headed the monastery of the Exaltation of the Cross in Dubno. The limited number of writings which can be attributed to him consist primarily of citations from the church fathers and represent an exception in the confessionally polemic literature …

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Oswalt, Julia, “Job of Pochaev, Saint”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10525>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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