Igor N. Yablokov - Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Head of the Department of Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Honored worker of science of the Russian Federation, academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. I.N. Yablokov is a member of the Russian Philosophical Society, chairman of Dissertation Council of Religious Studies, Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture at Lomonosov Moscow State University, member of the Academic Council of Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Academic council of the Faculty of Philosophy, member of Advisory Council of the Higher Attestation Comission of the Russian Federation on Philosophy, Sociology, Cultural Science, member of Presidium of Educational and Methodical Council of the Department of Philosophy, Political Science, and Religious Studies of Educational and Methodical Union of the Classical Universities, member of the Advisory Council for conducting the state theological examination at the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, member of the Council on interaction with religious associations under the President of the Russian Federation. All scientific and pedagogical work of I.N. Yablokov is connected with the study of religion. For more than 40 years he has been conducting religious studies, working at the Faculty of Philosophy of Lomonosov Moscow State University. For these years, hundreds of scientific publications (more than 300, including 7 books) have been published. Religion is studied by I.N. Yablokov in all variety of its manifestations – philosophical, sociological, psychological, historical, etc. Yablokov took the funded philosophical concept of theoretical religious studies as a basis of scientific studies of the different aspects of religion. He developed a number of the major problems of the metatheory of religious studies – about the subject, structure, methods of religious studies, definition, etc. I.N. Yablokov possesses a merit of creation of new system of the Russian education in religious studies in difficult conditions of deep transformation of educational, worldview and theoretical systems.