Monday, January 31, 2022 - News

The third issue of the Nicholai Studies, an international journal for the research of theological and ecclesiastical contribution of Nicholai Velimirovich (1881–1956), as well as the wider context in which he lived and created, is published.

The third issue of the Nicholai Studies brings an article written by Marcel Černý, an associate of the Institute of Slavonic Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague, a brief overview of the main moments in learning about the life and work of St. Nicholai of Serbia, Bishop of Ohrid and Žiča, in Czechian and Slovakian context — through a review of Czechian and Slovakian literature on St. Nicholai, as well as translations of his works into Czechian and Slovakian languages from 1912 to 2018. The next article in this issue, written by Rev. Nikolaj L. Kostur from Chicago, is dedicated to the relationship of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad between 1920 and 1941, with the mention of the contribution of Bishop Nicholai. Gordana Štasni’s research published in this issue is dedicated to the symbolic representations of wild animals in Prayers by the Lake by St. Nicholai Velimirovich, while in his article Zoran Matić is paying attention to the Serbian translation of the book The Church — Towards a Common Vision, referring to the participation of Bishop Nicholai in the ecumenical movement. Snežana Lj. Adamović deals with the place of Peter II Petrović Njegoš in the thought of St. Nicholai. In the third issue of the journal Marcel Černy presents to us the selected bibliography of St. Nicholai of Serbia in Czech and Slovak languages (1912–2018).

The journal Nicholai Studies is available in open access, and the third issue of the journal can be downloaded at

The next issue of the Nicholai Studies (Vol. II, No. 4) should appear in July of 2022.