RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 38, ff. 270-368
TitleRUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
Date1 Dec 1942-27 Nov 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to the proposed publication in Great Britain of 'The Truth About Religion in Russia', compiled by the Moscow Patriarchate. Includes a report on the book by the Soviet Relations Branch of the Ministry of Information (ff. 271-7, 289-90), a memorandum on a proposed exchange of visits between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Church of England (ff. 278-84), and a copy of 'Christianity and Crisis' for 3 May 1943 (ff. 347-50). Correspondents include: Hugh Martin, Director of the Religious Division of the Ministry of Information (ff. 286, 288, 292, 319-22, 355); Herbert Montague Waddams (ff. 293, 351-2); Ivan Mikhailovich Maisky, Ambassador of the U.S.S.R. (ff. 295, 327, 339); Nikolai, Metropolitan of Kiev and Galitch (ff. 296-310, Russian originals with English translations); John Albert Douglas, Secretary of the Church of England Council on Foreign Relations (ff. 311, 314, 336, 356, 358, 360-1); Harold Jocelyn Buxton, Bishop of Gibraltar (ff. 316-18); Sir Orme Sargent, of the Foreign Office (ff. 331, 337); Sir Stephen Gaselee, Librarian and Keeper of the Papers at the Foreign Office (ff. 334-5); Nicolas Mikhailovich Zernov, Secretary of the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius (ff. 341-4); Sergius, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (f. 359); Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury (f. 363); and Sir Eric Robert Dalrymple Maclagan, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (f. 366).
LanguageRussian

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