Herman: A Wilderness Saint: From Sarov, Russia to Kodiak, Alaska [Paperback]

Sergei Korsun (Author); Lydia Black (Other); Daniel Marshall (Author)

ISBN: 9780884651925 | Published by: Printshop of St Job of Pochaev | Year of Publication: 2012 | Language: English 260p, H178 x W127 (mm) 1 B/W Illustration

Herman: A Wilderness Saint


Since his canonization in 1970, St. Herman has been remembered for his just treatment of native peoples and his respect of the environment. Explaining how it came to be that this simple Russian Orthodox monk eventually settled in Kodiak, Alaska, this account brings to light many primary sources that illuminate the story of St. Herman and the wider context of the little-known history of Russian colonization in the Pacific Northwest. Providing a considerable amount of new information about his life, this book also reveals his fascinating connection to St. Seraphim of Sarov, the most universally recognized saint of the Russian Orthodox Church today.

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