Eastern Orthodox Encounters of Identity and Otherness

Values, Self-Reflection, Dialogue

  • Editors
  • Andrii Krawchuk
  • Thomas Bremer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Andrii Krawchuk
      Pages 1-14
  3. The Ecclesial Self: Traditional Identities and the Challenges of Pluralism

  4. Perceptions of the Religious Other: Difference and Convergence

  5. Orthodox Critiques of the West

  6. Encounters with European Values

  7. Prospects for Religious Encounter, Consensus, and Cooperation

  8. Emerging Encounters and New Challenges in Post-Soviet Central Asia

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 353-367

About this book


From diverse international and multi-disciplinary perspectives, the contributors to this volume analyze the experiences, challenges and responses of Orthodox Churches to the foundational transformations associated with the dissolution of the USSR.


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