Abraham( Enoch, schism XVII century)
Comments for Abraham
Athanasius in the world. Was a student and ardent admirer Avvakum, which tells about it in his "The Life" and "The Book of krestobornuyu heresy". At one time he behave like an idiot, "barefoot and in his shirt walked through the winter and summer, and many also endured rain and filth". According to the "Winograd Rossiyskogo, he lived in some deserts of Nizhny Novgorod. In the actions of the opponents of Patriarch Nikon, he participated from the very beginning and was present at the meeting, which took place before 1654, and reported in "The Life of Cornelius monk".
When Habakkuk was exiled to Pustozersk, A. maintained relations with him, wrote to him "gramotki" in which "is loudly praised him and inquired about the great things". For that in 1670, he was taken into custody. Questioned him, the Metropolitan Krutitskii that "the beard he had fought and beaten on his cheeks with his hands". This interrogation of a. recounts in his book: "The answer to Paul Krutitskoe and authorities". At the conclusion of a. written an extensive "petition" Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and "Epistle to a certain bogolyubtsu suschu about the last time"
. Probably, . before that, they compiled a collection of "Hristianoopasny shield of faith against the heretical militia, . in which the collected material to the controversy with nikonianami, . and write an essay "On the Antichrist pestroobraznoy charm", . of which survived only the beginning,
. In his writings A. argued that the Antichrist has been born in Skifopole ", which is the" Russian land ". A. Antichrist, apparently, believes Nikon, who built the New Jerusalem and p. Istra called Jordan. After interrogation A. beaten with whips, exiled and in early 1670-ies (not later than 1674) burned in the wooden house. - Wed. Subbotin, "Materials for the history of division," t. VII; "critical-biographical dictionary" SA. Vengerov, t. I; Zamyslovsky "The petition A." (Chronicle classes Archaeography Commission, "t. VI).