Finding God on a skateboard: A day in the life of a modern seminarian

Daria Aminova, Anastasiya Karagodina

Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines

July 4, 2017


How do we imagine a seminary student? Perhaps a modest young man in a cassock fervently studying and reading the Gospels. In the 21st century, however, seminarians not only study Scripture but also go skateboarding, take selfies on rooftops and go out until morning to enjoy St. Petersburg's White Nights.

"Centuries have passed but stereotypes remain," some seminarians joke. Take the case of Vlad Grigorovich, a student at the St. Petersburg Orthodox Theological Academy. He believes each seminarian has a unique and often unexpected story, and he shared his observations with RBTH.


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Daria Aminova, Anastasiya Karagodina


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