Redefining the Sacred: Religion in the French and Russian Revolutions

Redefining the Sacred: Religion in the French and Russian Revolutions



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631572184
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Daniel Schönpflug is Vice Director of the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin. His fields of research include the French Revolution and the marriages and networks of royal dynasties, both as part of a comparative history of modern Europe.
Martin Schulze Wessel is Professor of East European History at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and spokesperson for the post-graduate program «Religious Cultures in Modern Europe» (LMU Munich/Charles University Prague). His research is on the interconnections between religious and secular orders in Russia and the Habsburg Monarchy.

Table of Contents

Contents: Martin Schulze Wessel/Daniel Schönpflug: Introduction – Daniel Schönpflug: La faute à Voltaire ? Secularizations and the Origins of the French Revolution – Gregory Freeze: Critical Dynamic of the Russian Revolution: Irreligion or Religion? – Dale Van Kley: Religion and the Age of «Patriot» Reform – Alexandre Etkind: Religious Sects and the Revolution in Russia – Bernard Plongeron: Between Rome and the Republic: The Identity of the «Constitutional Church» in France 1790-1802 – Michail Shkarovskiy: Soviet State and Soviet Church – Jean-Claude Bonnet: Marat - a Political Saint – Frithjof Benjamin Schenk: In Search of a New Pantheon: Personality Cults in Early Soviet Russia.

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