Holy Rus': The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia

Holy Rus': The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia

by John P. Burgess

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300222241
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 686,823
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


John P. Burgess teaches at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. A Fulbright Scholar to Russia in 2011, he has travelled extensively within Russia, lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and made pilgrimage to some of Russian Orthodoxy’s most important monasteries, parishes, and holy sites.  He is the author of four other books on religious subjects and lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Note on Transliteration xii

Introduction 1

1 Envisioning Holy Rus' 8

2 The Rebirth of Orthodoxy 24

3 Religious Education 51

4 Social Ministry 91

5 The New Martyrs 122

6 Parish Life 164

7 The Future 194

Notes 225

Index 253

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