Prokopovich Theophanes( Theologian, writer, preacher.)
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Biography Prokopovich Theophanes
Overview Archbishop of Novgorod
Secular name - Elizar. Prior to 1689, Mr.. studied at the Kiev Acad. After Philosophy. rate went abroad, taking Uniatism. He studied in Rome at the College of St.. Athanasius. Returning to Kiev in 1702, renounced uniatism. In 1705, Mr.. changed his name to honor his uncle Theophanes - Rector of Kiev. Acad. Since 1707, Mr.. - Prefect Acad. and teacher of philosophy. 1718 g. - Bishop of Pskov and Narva. 1725 g. - President of the Synod. The course of theological lectures F. consists of 7 tracts. F. wrote a series of polemical op. against both Catholics and Protestants. Main Juridical. product F. is the 'Spiritual Regulation'. In his sermons F. primarily defender acts of Peter I.
Characteristic views superiority of the monarchy, according to Prokopovich, confirms general historical experience of mankind. In his view, . monarchical form of government is the best because, . that its run by people in the majority as in the past, . and present, . to her they have not just 'philosophical reasoning, . but the thing, . art itself and needs',
. (Zamaleev п-.пг. Course history of Russian philosophy.
Teaching Feofan Prokopovich, fulfilling the will of the king, was 'spiritual-laws', which was determined by a new position in the Church of Russia's statehood. In his treatise expressly stated on the inadmissibility of any independent power, not only opposing, but even just standing next to autocracy. Dual power in the person of the king and the patriarch may have dire consequences for the integrity and tranquility of the State, especially because of the opportunity to engage people in political strife. (Zamaleev п-.пг. Course history of Russian philosophy. Moscow.: Nauka, 1995. S. 51).
Major works of apology, or Judgment on the book of Solomon, Song of Songs that onaya not the will of a man, but the Spirit SW. written by inspiration; Catechism; Spiritual Rules.
Works Words and instructive speeches and greetings. SPb., 1760-1774. CH. 1-4; Op. Moscow, Leningrad, 1961; True faith in determining the royal heir to the powers of his. M., 1726; word about power and honor of the royal / Op. Moscow, Leningrad, 1961; Rules, or the Charter duhovnyya board / Smirnov V.T. Feofan Prokopovich. M., 1994; Logika / Filosof. perish. At 3 m. T. 2. Kiiv, 1980.
Literature Chistovich IA. Feofan Prokopovich and his time. SPb., 1868; Morozov P.O. Theophanes Prokopovich as a writer. SPb., 1880; Winter E. F. Prokopovich and early. rus. Education / / The role and importance of lit-ry XVIII century. Moscow, Leningrad, 1966, History of Philosophy in the USSR: V 5 min. M., 1968. T. 1; Shkurinov P.S. Philosophy in Russia XVIII. M., 1992.