BUKHARA Alexander Matveyevich( Russian theologian and philosopher.)
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Biography BUKHARA Alexander Matveyevich
Born s.Fedorovskoe Tver province in 1824. In 1846 he graduated from the Moscow Theological Academy, became a monk. At the academy he was taught by FA Golubinski. Also tested the influence of ideas slavophiles (primarily IV Kireyevski), NV Gogol, VG Belinsky. In three letters to NVGogol Bukharev generally positive assessment of religious-philosophical attitude of the writer to the desired location from correspondence with friends, seeing the continuation of this work of moral philosophy, Dead Souls, and how to appeal to the heroes of the poem. In 1854-1858 - Professor of the Kazan Theological Academy. In 1858-1861 - the censor of the St. Petersburg Committee for the censorship of spiritual books. Publishes books Several articles on St.. Apostle Paul (1860), about Orthodoxy in relation to the present (1860). His fundamental work of theological study of the Apocalypse was banned by the Synod to the publication in 1862 (first published in 1916 in Sergiev Posad). In his works considered the problem of correlation of theological and philosophical experiments, assuming that the experience of the modern rationalist philosophy (Fichte, Schelling, Hegel) not alien to Christianity and can be 'returned' to Christ. Essentially Bukharev set the task of reconstruction and development of traditional religious metaphysics. This, primarily due to interest in his work of such representatives 'Russian religious-philosophical renaissance' in early 20. As PA Florensky, SN Bulgakov, Berdyaev and others.
Died Bukhara in Pereslavl on 2 (14) April 1871.