AMPHITHEATER Jacob Kozmich( The writer, professor of church literature of the Kiev Theological Academy)
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Biography AMPHITHEATER Jacob Kozmich
(1802 - 1848), writer, professor of church literature of the Kiev Theological Academy, a severe ascetic and preacher strictly-orthodox beliefs, led a passionate fight against the direction of the circle Belinsky. His "Reading about church literature, or Homiletics" (Kiev, 1846) - one of the most remarkable Russian works on homiletics, the first attempt to put a church sermon around old models. Known to have his "Conversations about the attitude of the church to the Christians" (Kiev, 1847, 5 th ed., St. Petersburg., 1885). - Wed. Askochensky, "History of the Kiev Academy," page. 244; C. Vengerov, "critical-biographical dictionary ', t. I.