The Holy Land has a special place in the cultural, intellectual, and political history of Russia. This collection presents a Russian tradition of its perception, comprehension, and exploration, as well as the history of the presence of Russia and Russians in the Holy Land. For more than a thousand years, the Russian Orthodox Church has been involved with apostolic and missionary ministry. This publication comprises various Orthodox missionary materials, such as spiritual monographs, missionary periodicals, travel accounts, archaeological sources, maps, and illustrations. IDC Publishers makes this indispensable source available to scholars in various disciplines: Slavic studies, History and Theology.