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Philaret of Chernigov
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(Gumilevsky; Oct 23, 1805, Konobeev, Tambov, Russia – Aug 9, 1866, Konotop, Ukraine), archbishop of Chernigov; he founded the his-toricist school of church history through intensive study of sources and historical-statistical descriptions. The most important works among his 159 listed publications are a history of the Russian Church (Istorija russkoj cerkvi, 1848) and a survey of Russian religious literature between 862 and 1720 (Obzor russkoj duchovnoj literatury, 1859). As spiritual leader, he was at pains to raise the level of education and …

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Oswalt, Julia, “Philaret of Chernigov”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_07616>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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