Ermolai-Erazm (Ermolai Pregreshny, Ierazm)( The writer, theologian.)
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Biography Ermolai-Erazm (Ermolai Pregreshny, Ierazm)
Writer, theologian. In 40-ies. XVI in. served as a priest in Pskov. In the early 50-ies. moved to Moscow, where he served in the Cathedral of the Savior on Bor. Later was in the retinue of Metropolitan Macarius. On his behalf, wrote 'The Life' Murom-Ryazan saints, which clearly showed the secular nature. For this, as well as for the independence of their judgments are opals. In the early 60-ies. haircut as a monk under the name Erazm and began to study the theory of the church. Was for government reforms (in the area of improving fiscal systems, military service, economics, etc.), especially by insisting on the freedom of free trade. I urge the king to take into account the interests of various segments of the population (in particular, in his treatise 'Blagohotyaschim ruler king' and DR.). Author of many works of the Orthodox Church ( 'Book of the Trinity', 'seeing Paschalion', etc.).