This text initially appeared on a brand new web site in regards to the Christian renaissance in Russia, known as Russian Religion. Their introductory video is at finish of this text.
Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov, adored in Russia for his wit and knowledge, talks in regards to the Bolshevik terror.
300,000 monks have been killed in the course of the Communist period.
They really had a simple method out. They might have simply rejected their priesthood and been let loose. They might have saved praying in secret, even singing in church choirs, so long as they rejected their calling.
But so a lot of them selected loss of life.
What persons are able to die for reveals with startling readability what is definitely useful in life.
I imply, are you able to think about being able to die simply because one thing annoyed you, for instance, if you happen to didn’t get your newspaper within the morning?
No, persons are solely able to sacrifice their lives for one thing extremely, immeasurably necessary.
One thing priceless.
A video introducing Russian Religion