Nechaev Innocent( Professor of philosophy and prefect of Moscow Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy)
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(1722 - 1799)
Archimandrite and the governor of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, from 1763 g. was first Bishop of Karelia, then - Tver and finally - Pskov, in 1770, Mr.. elevated to the archbishops, and members of the Synod. He was one of the most outstanding bishops in the reign of Catherine II, who commissioned the revised provision for spiritual, educational institutions and has made comments on its "Mandate". At his seat in Russia's Academy, took an active part in the work of the Academy to compile its slovoproizvodnogo "Dictionary" and to submit their views on the plan "Explanatory Dictionary of the Slavic-Russian language". Works on his spiritual literature: "Manual of the priest" (St. Petersburg, 1793 and 1796 years), "Preparation for Death" (translation, St. Petersburg., 1793), "Chin confession for children" (St. Petersburg, 1769 - 1793 years),. Sermons of Innocent in the time considered to be exemplary; of them separately printed: "The wedding day Tsarevich Pavel Petrovich," The opening of the Riga governorship (St. Petersburg, 1783) and "On the birthday of Empress Catherine II" (St. Petersburg, 1788). In addition, several of his sermons became part of the teachings of the Assembly ", issued by the Synod in 1775, Mr.. His letters to Potemkin, published in "Russian Archive" (1879, t. III). Papers and his books - in the library of the Pskov Seminary. - See. "History of Russia Academy of M. Sukhomlinov. N. B.