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Author Marsden, Thomas

Title Afanasii Shchapov and the significance of religious dissent in Imperial Russia, 1848-70 / Thomas Marsden
Published Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (102 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; I Introduction; II The Raskol and Revolution; III Society of the Raskol; IV The Raskol'nik as the 'Other'; V Conclusion; VI Bibliography
Summary In the 1650s and 1660s, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Nikon, carried out a series of reforms which were rejected by a large number of the faithful. The split that resulted, the Great Schism or raskol, led a large proportion of the Russian population to become completely isolated from the official church. Known as raskol'niki, they were seen as stubborn opponents of both church and government and were fiercely persecuted. Two centuries later amidst peasant protests, revolutionary conspiracies and government paranoia, Russia's religious dissenters were again at the forefront
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-102)
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Subject Shchapov, A. P. (Afanasīĭ Prokofʹevich), 1830-1876
Shchapov, A. P. (Afanasīĭ Prokofʹevich), 1830-1876.
Ŝapov, Afanasij Prokofʹevič (1830-1876)
Ščapov, Afanasij P.
Russisch-Orthodoxe Kirche
Historians -- Russia -- Biography
Old Believers -- Russia -- History -- 19th century
HISTORY -- Europe -- Eastern.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Former Soviet Republics.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
Historiens -- Russie -- Biographies.
Old Believers.
Raskolniki -- Russie -- 19e siècle.
Russia -- Church history -- 1801-1917
Russia (Federation)
Russie -- Histoire religieuse -- 1801-1917.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3838258622