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Serafim Sarovsky: A Saint for the Deep People – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing off our edifying story about Saint Serafim and the fight to have him canonized in the Russian Orthodox Church.  Where we left off, evil moustache-twirling Ober-Procurator Pobedonostsev was digging in his heels and refusing to canonize … Continue reading

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Serafim Sarovsky: A Saint for the Deep People – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece about Saint Serafim Sarovsky.  Where we left off, we were talking about the fact that Serafim never discussed, nor gave a fig about, any of the public events that were happening during … Continue reading

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Serafim Sarovsky: A Saint for the Deep People – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece about a popular and beloved Russian Saint.  Even more intriguing than Serafim’s modest life, is the notion of a “deep people” dwelling within Russian society.  These would be a type of “Silent … Continue reading

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Serafim Sarovsky: A Saint for the Deep People – Part I

Dear Readers: When I first glimpsed this piece whilst skimming my favorite Russian-language sites, I initially jumped to the conclusion that this Saint who lived with a bear was the same holy man in the Godunov TV series, whereof I … Continue reading

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