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Title Christianity and Russian culture in Soviet society / edited by Nicolai N. Petro
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series CCRS series on change in contemporary Soviet society
CCRS series on change in contemporary Soviet society.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; PREFACE; Part One: Christianity and the Soviet State; 1. Religion in the Soviet Union: Survival and Revival; 2. The Contemporary Status of Religion in the USSR; 3. The Legal Status of Religious Organizations and the Clergy in the USSR; 4. Freedom of Religion: Moving Away from the Stalinist Legal Code; 5. The Soviet State and Russian Protestants; 6. Russian Orthodoxy Under Gorbachev; Part Two: Christianity and Soviet Russian Culture; 7. Maksim Gorky and the Decline of Bolshevik Theomachy
8. Soviet Man as Believer and Atheist: Alexander Zinoviev's Spiritual Stratum9. Christian Patterns in Contemporary Soviet Prose; 10. Christianity in Recent Soviet Films: The Case of Russophile Ideology; 11. The Icon in Russian Art, Society and Culture; 12. The Resurgence of Christianity and Russian-Jewish Relations; 13. Challenge of the ""Russian Idea"": Rediscovering the Legacy of Russian Religious Philosophy; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Summary This book is the product of a three-day conference at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. It focuses on the tension between the expression of Christian beliefs and the legal restrictions imposed on professions of faith and the importance of Christian culture to perestroika
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF file page (EBSCO, viewed July 26, 2019)
Subject Christianity and culture.
Christianity -- Soviet Union.
Church and state -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century
Soviet Union -- Church history.
Soviet Union -- Civilization -- 20th century
Soviet Union.
URSS -- Histoire religieuse.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author Petro, Nicolai N.
ISBN 0429042922