The humility of holy fools in Orthodox Christianity: On the problem of understanding (The Vita of Simeon the Holy Fool and The Vita of Andrew the Holy Fool)
This article analyses the problem of understanding the deeds of a holy fool in Russian Orthodox culture. Through considering the images of two “classical” saints – Simeon the Holy Fool ad Andrew the Holy Fool, the author emphasises the idea of humility as the dominant type of behaviour and the main personal characteristic thus objecting to S.A.Ivanov’s concept of aggression as the key typological feature of holy fools. The article also analyses images of saint in the anthropological and axiological ...
The motif of repentance and the features of the plot in Vladimir Monomakh’s “autobiography”
... Заметки о русском.
Н., Панченко А.
Чтобы свеча не погасла: диалог. Л., 1990.
Old Russian literature, confession, confession-reflexion, repentance,
humility, plot, motif.