Friday, July 29, 2022 - News

The fourth 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.

In the fourth issue of the Nicholai Studies, the paper of Ružica Levuškina from the Institute for the Serbian Language of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts was published, on the topic of the possibility of (theo)linguistic research on the material of Velimirovich’s Slovesnik. Deacon Budimir Kokotović from the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate wrote an article that deals with the role of St. Bishop Nicholai in the history of the Bitola Theological Seminary. Prof. Dr. Ksenija Končarević from the Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade writes on the topic of doxology of God in the Prayers by the Lake of Bishop Nicholai. Goran M. Janićijević from the Orthodox Youth Center “St. Peter of Sarajevo” from Istočno Novo Sarajevo refers to St. Nicholai Velimirovich from a personal point of view, guided by verses from the Troparion to St. Nicholai. Very Rev. Edward Pehanich from the Christ the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese) in his review writes about Nicholai Velimirovich as a contemporary Chrysostom and the importance of his spiritual legacy today, while Anastasia Limberger from Munich writes about the translation of Velimirovich’s Words on the Allman in German.

The journal Nicholai Studies is available in open access. The fourth issue of the journal can be downloaded at

The next issue of the Nicholai Studies should appear in January of 2023.