The Life and Work of St. Innocent of Alaska (2 vols.)
N.P., Privately Printed 1888
St. Innocent was a remarkable churchman. The volumes in the The Life and Work of St. Innocent of Alaska collection describe his ministry as a missionary and archbishop in the Russian Far East and as metropolitan of Moscow and, later, all of Russia. They also demonstrate his remarkable intellectual abilities and his important role in sustaining the message and vitality of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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- Provides two distinct treatments of St. Innocent’s life, intellectual contributions, and significance
- Details St. Innocent’s contributions to the ministry of the church in remote regions
- Presents St. Innocent’s theological contributions
- Title: The Life and Work of St. Innocent of Alaska
- Authors: Ivan Platonovich Barsukov and Charles R. Hale
- Volumes: 2
- Pages: 46
About St. Innocent of Alaska
St. Innocent of Alaska (1797–1879) was a Russian Orthodox priest, archbishop, metropolitan of Moscow, and later, metropolitan of all Russia. Known for his commitment to his work, he labored as a missionary, scholar, and Bible translator. As a missionary, he played a definitive role in Christianizing the Russian Far East and Alaska. In 1977, the Russian Orthodox Church canonized Innocent and gave him the title “Apostle to America.”