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Church, Nation and State in Russia and Ukraine

  • Geoffrey A. Hosking

Part of the Studies in Russia and East Europe book series (SREE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Robert O. Crummey
    Pages 23-37
  3. Raymond Oppenheim
    Pages 291-311
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 349-357

About this book

Introduction

The opportunities opened up by the Gorbachev reforms have shown that religion is one of the most significant dynamic forces in Soviet society. Yet few scholars have attempted to relate the study of churches and religious movements in recent centuries to the politics and culture of the Soviet Union. To remedy this deficiency, leading western experts on Christianity in the Eastern Slav lands gathered at a conference in London on the occasion of the millennium of the baptism of Rus'. Their papers present unexpected and fascinating insights into an under-rated but crucial aspect of the life of the Soviet peoples.

Keywords

Christianity nation religion revolution Russia Soviet Union Ukraine Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Geoffrey A. Hosking
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Slavonic and East European StudiesUniversity of LondonUK

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