Haggai Konstantin Markovich( spiritual writer, priest)
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Biography Haggai Konstantin Markovich
Born in 1868, spiritual writer, priest, son of a peasant in Tula Province; education in the Kiev Theological Academy. Consists of the scribes of the St. Petersburg Larin gymnasium and a teacher of theology and church law at the top of women's literary history and law courses. A. was one of the founders of the Brotherhood of the church renewal "in St. Petersburg. and "St. Petersburg. Religious-Philosophical Society ", a member of which is now. Was a contributor to the Church Herald, which published a series of articles on church and social issues, and the magazine "The Age", is a contributor to the Moscow weekly ". Major works of A.: "Reviving idealistic outlook educated Russian society" ( "Moscow Weekly", 1907), "moral ideals of Gorky, Gogol, as a Christian," "Christ's faith" (h. I, St. Petersburg., 1907), "Christianity and its relation to improved life on earth. Experience of critical study and theological evaluation of the open KN. Leontiev understanding of Christianity "(Kiev, 1909; Master's thesis). In this latest book, personality Leonteva considered in its entirety: the first chapter contains a coherent spiritual biography of him, the second chapter - the presentation, the third - an assessment of its religious system. The main points of the dissertation: 1) aesthetics, as an abstract principle, is clearly hostile to religion, especially the Christian understanding of the world, 2) Christianity is a positive attitude to progress in its main elements. More than that: only the Christian doctrine is true progressive, and, conversely, there is no true progress without religion.