The realm of God is dangerous. You must enter into it and not just seek information about it.
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|19th June, 1914
|4th August, 2003
|Broadcaster, Pastor, Physician, Writer
Archbishop Anthony Bloom was best known as a writer and broadcaster on prayer and the Christian life. He was a monk and Metropolitan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was founder and for many years bishop - then archbishop, then metropolitan - of the Diocese of Sourozh, the Patriarchate of Moscow's diocese for Great Britain and Ireland. As a bishop he became well known as a pastor, preacher, spiritual director and writer on prayer and the Christian life. He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland. He spent his early childhood in Russia and Iran. During the Russian Revolution the family had to leave Iran, and by 1923 they were settled in Paris, where he was educated. He graduated in physics, chemistry and biology, and took his doctorate in medicine at the University of Paris. During the occupation of France by Nazi Germany he worked as a doctor, and took part in the French Resistance. Bloom received honorary doctorates from the University of Aberdeen from the Moscow Theological Academy for his theological, pastoral and preaching work; from the University of Cambridge; and from the Kiev Theological Academy.
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