Book Launch: Schmemann’s Foundations of Russian Culture

On Friday, October 6th, Holy Trinity Publications hosted a celebration of a new publication, Foundations of Russian Culture, by Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann. This is the first work of Fr. Alexander Schmemann to be released by Holy Trinity Publications. Speakers included Metropolitan +Nicholas (Olhovsky), First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, V. Rev. Archpriest Victor Potapov, Rector of St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Cathedral, and Dr. Nicolas Schidlovsky (Dean of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary). After the speeches, Reader Nicholas Chapman, director of Holy Trinity Publications, joined in conversation with Serge Schmemann about Fr. Alexander’s understanding of Russian culture and the importance of his work in our day.

Foundations of Russian Culture is available now, wherever good books are sold. More information can be found at the publisher’s website.

Shorter videos featuring highlights of the event are available on Youtube.