Nicolas M. Zernov was born in Russian on 9
October 1898 and lived many years in the United
Kingdom. While teaching theology at Oxford University,
Zernov wrote books about Christianity in Russia. 
of Russia. Helena Blavatsky referred to the Russian
nation as “the only country where the pure ideal of
Christ is still preserved”. And according to Alexei
Khomiakov, the Eastern Church - invisible, transcendent,
made of universal love - is “sustained by an inner spirit, the
living spirit of Christ”. Both statements can be seen with full
references in the article “Slavophilism and Theosophy”.
Helena Blavatsky (photo) wrote these revealing words: “Deserve, then desire”.