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Women of the Catacombs

出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Women of the Catacombs:,ThememoirspresentedinWomenoftheCatacombsofferarareclose-upaccountoftheundergroundOrthodoxcommunityanditspriestsduringsomeofthemostdiff


內容簡介 The memoirs presented in Women of the Catacombs offer a rare close-up account of the underground Orthodox community and its priests during some of the most difficult years in Russian history. The catacomb church in the Soviet Union came into existence in the 1920s and played a significant part in Russian national life for nearly fifty years. Adherents to the Orthodox faith often referred to the catacomb church as the light shining in the dark. Women of the Catacombs provides a first-hand portrait of lived religion in its social, familial, and cultural setting during this tragic period.Until now, scholars have had only brief, scattered fragments of information about Russia's illegal church organization that claimed to protect the purity of the Orthodox tradition. Vera Iakovlevna Vasilevskaia and Elena Semenovna Men, who joined the church as young women, offer evidence on how Russian Orthodoxy remained a viable, alternative presence in Soviet society, when all political, educational, and cultural institutions attempted to indoctrinate Soviet citizens with an atheistic perspective. Wallace L. Daniel's translation not only sheds light on Russia's religious and political history, but also shows how two educated women maintained their personal integrity in times when prevailing political and social headwinds moved in an opposite direction.


作者介紹 Wallace L. Daniel is Distinguished University Professor of History at Mercer University. He is author of Russia's Uncommon Prophet and The Orthodox Church and Civil Society in Russia.


書名 / Women of the Catacombs
作者 /
簡介 / Women of the Catacombs:,ThememoirspresentedinWomenoftheCatacombsofferarareclose-upaccountoftheundergroundOrthodoxcommunityanditspriestsduringsomeofthemostdiff
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781501754401
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781501754401
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 22.9X15.2X1.4CM
重量(g) / 371.9
尺寸 / 22.9X15.2X1.4CM
頁數 / 252
裝訂 / P:平裝
級別 / N:無
語言 / 3:英文