Chosen for His People: A Biography of Patriarch Tikhon by Jane Swan,Scott M. Kenworthy

By Jane Swan,Scott M. Kenworthy

St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (Vasily Ivanovich Bellavin, 1865–1925) is among the most crucial figures of either Russian and Orthodox Church historical past within the twentieth century. but ninety years after his demise this continues to be the single whole biography ever released within the English language. It has now been up-to-date and revised with a brand new preface and bibliography, including revised and extra endnotes, by means of Scott M. Kenworthy. The biography unearths an image of a guy whom not anyone anticipated to be selected as Patriarch, but who however humbly accredited the decision of God and the folk to steer the Church throughout the so much turbulent of occasions because it confronted either inner upheavals and exterior persecution. either experts and common readers becomes greater conversant in St. Tikhon via this modest yet rigorously crafted monograph.

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