Stefan YAVORSKAYA( Theologian, philosopher, preacher)
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Biography Stefan YAVORSKAYA
(1658 - 24.11/7.12.1722)
General information (in the world Simeon Ivanovich). Studied at the best Polish Catholic collegium Lvov, Lublin, Poznan, where he took the union. In 1687, Mr.. back to Kiev at the rank of Master of Philosophy and renounced the union and take monastic. From 1700 g. Moscow is elevated to the rank of Metropolitan of Ryazan and Murom. It supports all the reforms of Peter, with the exception of church. Completes his days in disgrace. Fundamental theological and polemical treatise 'Stone of Faith' (completed in 1718). Rate 'Philos. competition ', read to them in Kiev. Acad. in 1691-93 gg.
Teaching Jaworski appeals to the Orthodox, which may be the subject of the Protestant propaganda (the theme to which he treated continuously after arrival in Moscow). Every orthodox dogma, . which infringes Protestants, . presented and proved, . and then refuted the objections of opponents (in his argument Jaworski relies on Scripture, . definitions of the Councils and Fathers of the Church and the arguments of rational nature),
. (In Shokhin. in the book.: Russian Philosophy. Small Collegiate Dictionary. M., 1995. S. 622).
Major works of Stone of Faith.
Literature Lit.: Zahara IS. The struggle of ideas in Philosophy. thoughts on Ukraine at the turn of XVII-XVIII centuries.: (SY). Kiev, 1982; Straty YM, Litvinov, VD, VA Andrushko. Description of courses of philosophy and rhetoric professor of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Kiev, 1982.