Author Biography: Nathaniel Davis is the Alexander and Adelaide Hixon Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Harvey Mudd College. He served in the U.S. Foreign Service for thirty-six years, in Moscow, as assistant secretary of state, as ambassador in three posts, and as Lyndon B. Johnson's senior advisor on Soviet and Eastern European affairs.
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Table of Contents
Prologue , Preface to the First Edition , Preface to the Second Edition , Introduction: Communism and Religion , From the Bolshevik Revolution to World War II , The Turnaround , Stalin's Last Years and the Early Khrushchev Period , Khrushchev's Attack , The Period of Stagnation , The Millennium , Squalls and Tempests , Accusations, Schisms, Disputes, and Complications , Russian Orthodox Clergy , Illegal and Underground Orthodox Religion , Monks, Nuns, and Convents , Theological Education , Publications and Finances , The Laity , Conclusion