The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko recommended that members of the upper house of Parliament, the book of the head of the Synodal Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk. About it reports “Interfax” on Wednesday, may 31.
“If someone does not have time to read his wonderful book, “Jesus Christ”, I recommend to read. Get a huge pleasure,” she said at the plenary session of the Federation Council, which was addressed by Metropolitan Hilarion.
Currently published four books in the series under the title “Jesus Christ. The life and teaching”. According to the Agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk aims to recreate the living image of Jesus on the basis of available sources.
“In my book I say that in order to understand the gospel and the person behind him — the person of Jesus Christ — we must always use two keys. It’s like a Deposit box, which is closed on two locks: if you only have the first key, you will not open unless the second door will still be closed”, — quotes the author of Pravoslavie.
In April last year, the leader of the CPRF Gennady Zyuganov said that “Christ was the first Communist in the new chronology”.