Жизнеописание блаженнейшего Антония, митрополита Киевского и Галицкого. Biography of His Beatitude Metropolitan Antony, Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia. Metropolitan Antony, or Anthony (secular name Aleksey Pavlovich Khrapovitsky). Bishop Antony (1963-1936) served the Orthodox Church in the Russian Empire as the Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia. Upon the defeat of General Pyotr Wrangel′s White Army in South Russia in November of 1920, he emigrated to Sremski Karlovci, Serbia. He, together with several other Russian bishops in exile, established ROCOR (Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia as an independent Russian church administration that sought to embrace the Russian Orthodox diaspora. He was a controversial polemicist who argued against papal supremacy, and published many books in Russian on theology and literature.
This is volume 1 which begins with his birth in 1863 and up to his entry into the Cathedral Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in Ufa. IN CHURCH SLAVONIC. Published in softcover by the Washington-Florida Diocese, 1971. 272 pages. In good condition with some pencil annotations in the first 50 pages (or so). Some light edge wear and back cover crease. 1 copy only.