Journey to freedom

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London : Bloomsbury Continuum, 2021.
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London : Bloomsbury Continuum, 2021.
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xxix, 255 pages ; 23 cm


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First published in Russia by Nikea, 2018.
Whilst serving in the Soviet army in 1973, Sergei Ovsiannikov was arrested and imprisoned for acts of disobedience under military command. It was while in prison, like Solzhenitsyn and Dostoevsky, that he began to ponder deeper issues and on release trained to be a Russian orthodox priest. This extraordinary but short book is about his search for true freedom. The issues he wrestles with are profound and, like any confrontation with truth, it caused him great anguish and pain. As Ovsiannikov wrote: 'It was in my prison cell that I lost fear. I realised that if they sent me to a labour camp with a long sentence, it did not matter because I was free. Of course subsequently I came to realise that freedom is not given, you have to take responsibility for it.' It was during this time that he discovered Christianity and decided that this was the real meaning of his life. Later, after a period spent with the Russian Orthodox community in London, Ovsiannikov lived for the last twenty years of his life in Amsterdam in charge of the Russian Orthodox community. --from AMazon.
Translated from the Russian.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ovsi︠a︡nnikov, S., Pevear, R., & Volokhonsky, L. (2021). Journey to freedom . Bloomsbury Continuum.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ovsi︠a︡nnikov, Sergiĭ, Richard Pevear and Larissa, Volokhonsky. 2021. Journey to Freedom. London: Bloomsbury Continuum.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ovsi︠a︡nnikov, Sergiĭ, Richard Pevear and Larissa, Volokhonsky. Journey to Freedom London: Bloomsbury Continuum, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ovsi︠a︡nnikov, Sergiĭ,, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. Journey to Freedom Bloomsbury Continuum, 2021.

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