1. I have never heard of Ivan Ilyin before. Those quotes are great. Could you share where they are from? I tried to locate anything by him on Amazon and Gooblebooks, but came up with nothing. Is there an alternate spelling of his name? Have none of his books been translated? Whatever the case, I would appreciate it if you could point me in the right direction.

  2. Nicholas Kotar

    He’s not very well known outside Russia. I know there is interest to read him in English, but I don’t think anyone has translated his works yet (outside of an article or two in obscure journals). I do know that there are plans to publish at least one of his works in English, but that’s still a few years down the line.

    1. Thanks. Guess I just need to learn Russian.

  3. […] Arts Journal recently published a piece by Nicholas Kotar with a rather ambitious title, “The Creation of a Christian Culture“: Of all the great callings that Christians are reminded of on a daily basis, the creation of […]

  4. Excellent article, Nicky!

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