Orthodoxy and the Cold War: Religion and Political Power in Romania, 1947-65 [NOOK Book]

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Examining the unique dynamics between Orthodoxy and politics in Romania this book provides an accessible narrative on early ColdWar chruch-state relations within a wide timeframe, from the establishment of the state in 1895 to the rise of Notice Ceausescu in 1965. In the 1950s Romania began to distance itself from Moscow's infuence, Orthodoxy and the ColdWar argues that Romanian national communism, outside Moscow's influence. had an ally in a strong church, It addresses the questions of how the church, which ...
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Orthodoxy and the Cold War: Religion and Political Power in Romania, 1947-65

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Overview

Examining the unique dynamics between Orthodoxy and politics in Romania this book provides an accessible narrative on early ColdWar chruch-state relations within a wide timeframe, from the establishment of the state in 1895 to the rise of Notice Ceausescu in 1965. In the 1950s Romania began to distance itself from Moscow's infuence, Orthodoxy and the ColdWar argues that Romanian national communism, outside Moscow's influence. had an ally in a strong church, It addresses the questions of how the church, which openly opposed communism in the interwar period, survived the atheist regime, how the regime used religion to its political advantange and what influence the church had on Romanian politics. The book also analyses the political interests of the Romanian Orthodox Church and its reliious diplomacy with actors in the west, particularly the Church of England.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230262119
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/11/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 1,002 KB

Meet the Author

LUCIAN N. LEUSTEAN is a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. He holds degrees in international relations, law and theology and completed his doctorate in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Table of Contents

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Introduction 1

1 Orthodoxy, Symphonia and Political Power in East European Communism 10

2 The Political Control of Orthodoxy and Romanian Nationalism, 1859-1944 24

3 Orthodoxy and the Installation of Communism, 1944-7 57

4 'The Light Rises from the East': Orthodoxy, Propaganda and Communist Terror, 1947-52 70

5 Orthodoxy and the Romanian Road to Communism, 1953-5 120

6 Religious Diplomacy and Socialism, 1956-9 139

7 Between Moscow and London: Romanian Orthodoxy and National Communism, 1960-5 163

Conclusion 189

Annexes 196

Bibliography 247

Index 263

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