In Moscow will present the Chinese translation of the book by Patriarch Kirill “word of the pastor”

December 7, 2018 in the “President Hotel” in Moscow held a presentation of the Chinese translation of the book of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill “word of the pastor”, reports the Synodal Department for Church relations with society and the media.

The publication will be presented by the Chairman of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Chairman of the Patriarchal Council for culture, Metropolitan of Pskov and Porkhov Tikhon.

The book “pastor’s Word”, written in simple and accessible language, gives the Christian response to the questions of modern man about the meaning of human life, reveals the actual connection times between the events of Sacred history two thousand years ago and our daily lives.

In Russian this work was published in 2004; over the years, published translations of “words of the shepherd” in fourteen languages. And now the book has been translated into Chinese. The publication is aimed at a wide readership, including students and University professors and people interested in Christianity.

The presentation also will participate: the translator of the book sun Yue, Professor, Institute of strategic cooperation of Russia and China at Tsinghua University; the correctors of the translation Professor, Department of Oriental languages of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation A. V. Semenov and the head of Department interpretation of the Higher courses of foreign languages Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Professor T. G. Semenova.

To participate in the presentation of the invited domestic Orientalists, the Chinese students of Moscow universities, representatives of the Chinese Diaspora as well as interested in the Chinese language and the topic of Orthodoxy in China.

The event starts at 14.00, arrival at 13.30.

The presentation will be held at: Moscow, ul Bolshaya Yakimanka, d. 24 (Red hall “President-Hotel”). Media accreditation: until December 3 at [email protected] tel: +7 (910) 084-18-13 (a monk Kirill (Peregudin)).

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