Golubinsky, Evgenii

Golubinsky, Evgenii [Голубинский, Евгений; Golubinskii, Evgenij], b 12 March 1834 in Matveevo, Kostroma gubernia, Russia, d 20 January 1912 in Serhiievskii posad, Moscow gubernia. Russian church historian. From 1861 he taught at the Moscow Theological Academy, becoming a professor in 1881, and was a member of the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler. In 1903 he was elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences. His major works are Istoriia russkoi tserkvi (The History of the Russian Church, 2 vols, 4 parts, 1880–1911, repr 1969), which contains valuable information about the history of the Ukrainian church to the middle of the 15th century, and Istoriia kanonizatsii sviatykh v Russkoi Tserkvi (A History of Canonization in the Russian Church, 1902, repr 1969). He is also the author of many articles in Moscow theological journals. His harsh criticism of generally accepted views and the originality of his works influenced the historiography of the Russian church.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]




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