The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija. Historical and Spiritual Heartland of Serbian People

The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija. Historical and Spiritual Heartland of Serbian People

“The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija. Historical and Spiritual Heartland of Serbian People” is a book published jointly by Sebastian Press from Los Angeles, the Institute for Balkan Studies, SASA in Belgrade and Orthodox Theological School in Belgrade. The main editor is bishop Maksim Vasiljević, with Dušan T. Bataković as a chief contributing editor to this monumental book (1007 pages). It is a richly documented, vibrant testimony to the tireless efforts made by Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church since 13th to early 20th century to create and maintain its highly sophisticated spiritual culture, preserved endangered monuments, and preserve Serbian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija, with almost 1,300 churches, monasteries, hermitages and fortresses. This genuine encyclopedia of Serbian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija is a telling testimony to the historic and spiritual heartland of the Serbian people, which has endured ongoing historical tribulations. This book, with best scholarly contributions on art, history and culture from Serbian, Balkan and Western scholars is an excellent historical reference book for Balkan specialists аnd students of history.