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The Reverend Deacon '''Yuri Maximov''' is a Moscow-based religious scholar and lecturer, noted for his expertise in Islamic studies, in addition to his literary and missionary work.
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The Reverend Deacon '''Yuri Maximov''' is a Moscow-based religious scholar and lecturer, noted for his expertise in Islamic studies, in addition to his literary and [[missionary]] work.
  
 
==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
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*2001: Graduated from the Russian Orthodox University of St John the Theologian, after studies in the Biblical-Patristics Faculty.
 
*2001: Graduated from the Russian Orthodox University of St John the Theologian, after studies in the Biblical-Patristics Faculty.
*2002: Started lecturing at the Moscow Theological Seminary, teaching a History of Religions course focusing on Islam.  Often involved as an advocate/opponent on boards considering Islam-focused thesis papers for the ''kandidatura''.
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*2002: Started lecturing at the [[Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary|Moscow Theological Seminary]], teaching a History of Religions course focusing on [[Islam]].  Often involved as an advocate/opponent on boards considering Islam-focused thesis papers for the ''kandidatura''.
 
*Head of the Sixth Day missionary Educational Society
 
*Head of the Sixth Day missionary Educational Society
 
*16-26 Dec 2008: Working visit to Thailand, helping development of Orthodoxy there.
 
*16-26 Dec 2008: Working visit to Thailand, helping development of Orthodoxy there.
*Yuri was very close to Fr [[Daniel Sysoyev]].
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*Yuri was very close to Fr. [[Daniel Sysoyev]].
*2009: After Fr Daniel Sysoyev's death, Yuri headed Fr Daniel's missionary school.
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*2009: After Fr. Daniel Sysoyev's death, Yuri headed Fr. Daniel's missionary school.
  
 
==Church life==
 
==Church life==
* [[May 22]], 2010: Ordained to the diaconate by Abp [[Evgeny (Reshetnikov) of Verey]].
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* [[May 22]], 2010: [[ordination|Ordained]] to the [[deacon|diaconate]] by Abp. [[Eugene (Reshetnikov) of Vereya]].
  
Dcn Yuri is currently serving as:
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Dcn. Yuri is currently serving as:
 
* Member of the [[Church of Russia]]'s Synodal Working Group on the Elaboration of the Conceptualisation of Inter-Religious Relations
 
* Member of the [[Church of Russia]]'s Synodal Working Group on the Elaboration of the Conceptualisation of Inter-Religious Relations
 
* Member of the Expert Council of the Russian Federation's Justice Ministry on the Countering of Religious Extremism
 
* Member of the Expert Council of the Russian Federation's Justice Ministry on the Countering of Religious Extremism
* Member of the Theological Commission of the Moscow Patriarchate's Interconciliar Presence
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* Member of the Theological Commission of the [[Church of Russia|Moscow Patriarchate's]] Interconciliar Presence
 
* Head of the Sixth Day Missionary Educational Society
 
* Head of the Sixth Day Missionary Educational Society
* Formerly edited the Russian-language website ''Orthodoxy and Islam''
 
  
Yuri has published several works against atheistic concepts of evolution, proposing an Orthodox interpretation, alongside a large number of magazine articles and several books on religious studies.  Due to many of his publications dealing with the history of Islam and difficulties in relations with Islam, Dcn Yuri is noted for his outstanding expertise in Islamic studies.
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Formerly:
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* Edited the Russian-language website ''Orthodoxy and Islam''
  
==Books==
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Yuri has published several works against [[atheism|atheistic]] concepts of evolution, proposing an Orthodox interpretation, alongside a large number of magazine articles and several books on religious studies. Due to many of his publications dealing with the history of Islam and difficulties in relations with Islam, Dcn. Yuri is noted for his outstanding expertise in Islamic studies.
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==Bibliography==
 
''n.b. a partial list''
 
''n.b. a partial list''
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===Online Articles===
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*[http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/33041.htm]
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*[http://incendiarious.wordpress.com/2010/03/01/serbian-conversations-part-1/]
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===Books===
 
* Святые Православной Церкви, обратившиеся из ислама (Orthodox Saints Who Converted from Islam) (Moscow, 2002)
 
* Святые Православной Церкви, обратившиеся из ислама (Orthodox Saints Who Converted from Islam) (Moscow, 2002)
 
* Святые Отцы об исламе (The Holy Fathers on Islam) (Moscow, 2003)
 
* Святые Отцы об исламе (The Holy Fathers on Islam) (Moscow, 2003)
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* Православие и ислам (Orthodoxy and Islam) ([http://azbyka.ru/religii/islam/pravoslavie_i_islam_00-all.shtml online, in Russian])
 
* Православие и ислам (Orthodoxy and Islam) ([http://azbyka.ru/religii/islam/pravoslavie_i_islam_00-all.shtml online, in Russian])
  
==References==
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==Reference==
 
* [http://ru.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=%D0%9C%D0%B0%D0%BA%D1%81%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B2,_%D0%AE%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%92%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%80%D1%8C%D0%B5%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87&oldid=36201028 Russian-language Wikipedia article]
 
* [http://ru.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=%D0%9C%D0%B0%D0%BA%D1%81%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%B2,_%D0%AE%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%92%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%80%D1%8C%D0%B5%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87&oldid=36201028 Russian-language Wikipedia article]
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[[Category: Clergy]]
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[[Category: Deacons]]

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The Reverend Deacon Yuri Maximov is a Moscow-based religious scholar and lecturer, noted for his expertise in Islamic studies, in addition to his literary and missionary work.

Contents

Introduction

Yuri Valerevich Maximov was born on April 2, 1979. His secondary education was in film studies.

  • 2001: Graduated from the Russian Orthodox University of St John the Theologian, after studies in the Biblical-Patristics Faculty.
  • 2002: Started lecturing at the Moscow Theological Seminary, teaching a History of Religions course focusing on Islam. Often involved as an advocate/opponent on boards considering Islam-focused thesis papers for the kandidatura.
  • Head of the Sixth Day missionary Educational Society
  • 16-26 Dec 2008: Working visit to Thailand, helping development of Orthodoxy there.
  • Yuri was very close to Fr. Daniel Sysoyev.
  • 2009: After Fr. Daniel Sysoyev's death, Yuri headed Fr. Daniel's missionary school.

Church life

Dcn. Yuri is currently serving as:

  • Member of the Church of Russia's Synodal Working Group on the Elaboration of the Conceptualisation of Inter-Religious Relations
  • Member of the Expert Council of the Russian Federation's Justice Ministry on the Countering of Religious Extremism
  • Member of the Theological Commission of the Moscow Patriarchate's Interconciliar Presence
  • Head of the Sixth Day Missionary Educational Society

Formerly:

  • Edited the Russian-language website Orthodoxy and Islam

Yuri has published several works against atheistic concepts of evolution, proposing an Orthodox interpretation, alongside a large number of magazine articles and several books on religious studies. Due to many of his publications dealing with the history of Islam and difficulties in relations with Islam, Dcn. Yuri is noted for his outstanding expertise in Islamic studies.

Bibliography

n.b. a partial list

Online Articles

Books

  • Святые Православной Церкви, обратившиеся из ислама (Orthodox Saints Who Converted from Islam) (Moscow, 2002)
  • Святые Отцы об исламе (The Holy Fathers on Islam) (Moscow, 2003)
  • Религия Креста и религия полумесяца (The Religion of the Cross and the Religion of the Crescent) (Moscow, 2004)
  • Православное Религиоведение: Ислам, Буддизм, Иудаизм (Orthodox Religious Studies: Islam, Buddhism, Judaism) (Moscow, 2005)
  • Православие и ислам (Orthodoxy and Islam) (online, in Russian)

Reference

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