In Florensky received a degree in philosophy and mathematics from Moscow University, and four years later he obtained his graduate degree from the. Pavel Florensky: A Quiet Genius. The Tragic and Extraordinary Life of Russia’s Unknown da Vinci. By: Avril Pyman Media of Pavel Florensky: A Quiet Genius. 10 Aug Pavel Florensky (Священник Павел Флоренский, –) was a Russian theologian, priest, mathematician, scientist, inventor, and.

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He serves as an editor at orthodoxyindialogue. He also started his main philosophical work, The Pillar and Ground of the Truth: He also wrote the standard Soviet textbook on electrical engineering that was used for thirty years. Theology, philosophically oriented discipline of religious speculation and apologetics that is traditionally restricted, because of its origins and format, to Christianity but that florens,y also encompass, because of its themes, other religions, including especially Islam and Judaism.

He taught mathematics in high school, directed vlorensky plastic materials factory, was scientific director of the gigantic Soviet Electrotechnical Institute; he succeeded in obtaining the post of superintendent of the Fine Arts, thanks to which he was able to preserve many treasures of religious tradition, starting with the great Lavra of St. He was rumoured to be the main organizer of a secret paevl to save the relics of St.

Central florenskt Florensky’s work is an exploration of the various meanings of Christian love, which is viewed as a pave, of philia friendship and agape universal love. Florensky was not yet a priest, and he delivered his speech before the other seminarians in Moscow; soon after he founded the “Fraternity of Christian Struggle” together with his friends Ern and Elchaninov, also great philosophers of that period called the “silver century” of Russia.


Whoever insults Islam will be punished according to the law. Latest posts by Kittredge Cherry see all Malachy of Armagh: On the eve of Fr. They had teachers of history and language arts that the entire gymnasium, including Fr. Priest-Martyr Pavel Florensky icon, artist unknown, circulating widely on Pinterest. Pavel loved simplicity which is not the same thing as simplification and therefore, for a certain time in his youth, he was attracted to Tolstoyanism by its moral side, but not by its religious ideas.

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Pavel with great respect. In Soviet history, until recently the achievement for which Florensky was perhaps best remembered officially in pxvel own country was his invention in of a noncoagulating machine oil.

His sentence began at the Baikal Amur Mainline camp, building the new shortcut railroad line of the Trans-Siberian Railroad, and after a year he was transferred to the former monastery at Solovetski on the White Sea where he conducted research on products made from seaweed.

I think that Fr. His education included attendance at the gymnasium in Tiflis, Georgia where he displayed unusual aptitude in science and mathematics. In his letters to tlorensky, Fr. One year ahead of his friend, Troitsky was the son of a country priest from the village of Tolpygino in the Kostroma region of western Russia.

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After sentencing, Florensky was transported in a special train together with another prisoners to a location near St. It was nothing of the sort.

The Starets had a special love for plants, for grasses, for flowers, for everything growing in the earth. Cultural Center “Eugene Bossilkov – Belene”.

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Recent research shows flirensky he even wrote anti-Semitic material under a pseudonym. As you know, in nineteenth century Russia the intelligentsia and nobility grew more and more carried away with such mysticism. What Happened That Day in the Library Displaying a complete command of her subject Avril Pyman draws on the vast corpus of Florensky’s published writings, most of which have never been translated into English, on the memoirs and correspondence of his family and friends, and on the constantly expanding body of scholarly literature on him.


Pavel Florensky as perhaps the most remarkable person devoured by the Gulag.

Views Read Edit History. It is not possible to keep being in union with people through full penetrative orgasm without affects on the whole body electric. He was sentenced to execution and shot dead on Dec. They would break the fast, although they had only kept the fast for several days before Communion, which they usually received during Great Lent. At that time, in the early nineteenth century, some seminary graduates were sent to study at university.

For mentioning the Kingdom of God in that work, he was accused of agitation by Soviet authorities. A convinced monarchist, to the point of hypothesizing a theocratic government under the leadership of the Church following the inspiration of his teacher Vladimir Solov’evFlorensky agreed to collaborate with the Soviet government.

There was a problem with your submission. This page has been accessed 29, times. Pavel and his brothers and sisters had their own governess: Thank you for your feedback. His body was thrown into the mass grave together with the others, and today an altar in the wood recalls his sacrifice.