Devoting to the pedagogical issues of Svt. Ignat. Bryanchaninov’s works, the article reveals the person’s understanding, the process of spiritual personal growth. The article consists of the analysis of Svt. Ignat. Bryanchaninov’s important reports in which the anthropological and pedagogical problems were elaborated. The main points of Christian anthropology: creation of the world and a person, the first — born person’s staying in Paradise, The Fall, earthly life of humanity after the Fall are logically examined. From the pedagogical viewpoint it is shown what importance for upbringing has learning Svt. Ignat.’s creations in which the essence, aim and contents of moral education and personal development is revealed in detail, the principles, means and methods of moral and personal upbringing are proved. The fundamental problems of human existence, personal development, formation and upbringing are examined in the article. The article reveals the spiritual essence as a basis of human existence, determines the specific signs of spirituality. The analysis of literature shows that human spirituality is the foundation to determine all his life, his world outlook, consciousness, attitude to the world. The spirituality expresses the personal individuality, determines his motivational sphere. In the article it is underlined the necessity to study Bishop’s religious and pedagogical works where the decision of fundamental pedagogical issues are updated in our time.
patristic heritage, religious and pedagogical works, spirituality, spiritual and moral development, Gospel Commandments, Christian virtues, anthropological and pedagogical problems