The Development of Authority within the Russian Orthodox Church: A Theological and Historical Inquiry

The Development of Authority within the Russian Orthodox Church: A Theological and Historical Inquiry

by Vitali Petrenko

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ISBN-13: 9783039113729
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 10/07/2011
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vitali Petrenko, born in Gomel, Belorussia, studied theology at London Bible College, Brunel University and received his PhD at Durham University. He is the author of Theology of Icons: Protestant Perspective (2000).

Table of Contents

Contents: Authority and the emergence of Christianity: Ante-Nicene period - Pax Romana: its origin and the significance for Christianity – Constantine era and beyond - Eusebius’ vision – Muscovite Rus’ - Russian Christianity: Kievan Rus’– The end of the Third Rome? - Nikon’s raskol – Under the shadow of the hammer and sickle - Bolshevik’s revolution: The end of the Imperial dream?

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