The first issue of the journal Nicholai Studies

“Tucindan — the birthday of someone who is destined to wander around the world” (“Tucindan” — a Serbian traditional pre-holiday two days before Christmas, and here a wordplay which Velimirovich used: it could be rendered as “the day of wanderers.” In this manner, Bishop Nicholai dated a letter which he sent from Lakavana to Fr. Aleksa Todorović in Munich on January 5, 1952 — cf. CW, XIII, 687) 

On the 140th anniversary of the birth of Nicholai Velimirovich, the first issue of the journal Nicholai Studies has been published. Both printed and digital copy of the first issue of Nicholai Studies are stored in the Repository of the National Library of Serbia: The journal is available online as an open-access publication: The next issue of the journal is scheduled for the second half of the year. The next issue will be published in English and Serbian. 

The Nicholai Studies: International Journal for Research of Theological and Ecclesiastical Contribution of  Velimirovich The Nicholai Studies is an international peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the research of theological and ecclesiastical contribution of Nicholai Velimirovich, as well to the research of a wider context in which he lived and created, i.e. the reception of his ideas and his heritage in general. The Nicholai Studies primarily publishes original scientific papers dedicated to the study of theology and spirituality. The journal is open for scientific papers and review articles based on research in other areas, like social sciences and humanities, philosophy, sociology, politicology, philology, literature, history, historiography, archival research etc. — as long as they correspond with the topic of the journal. Nicholai Studies also publishes relevant archival and documentary material, with accompanying studies and notes as well as bibliographies, shorter notes, reviews, comments, and reviews of new publications. Nicholai Studies primarily publishes articles in English and Serbian language. The publisher of the Nicholai Studies is the Christian Cultural Center “Dr Radovan Bigović”, based in Belgrade, Serbia. International scientific journal Nicholai Studies is published both as a printed and as an online open access journal.