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By Heather J. Coleman

From sermons and clerical reviews to private tales of religion, this e-book of translated basic records unearths the lived adventure of Orthodox Christianity in nineteenth- and early 20th-century Russia. those files let us pay attention the voices of expert and uneducated writers, of clergy and laity, nobles and retailers, employees and peasants, women and men, Russians and Ukrainians. Orthodoxy emerges the following as a multidimensional and dynamic religion. past bettering our knowing of Orthodox Christianity as practiced in Imperial Russia, this thoughtfully edited quantity deals huge insights into the connection among spiritual narrative and social event and divulges religion's crucial position within the formation of global perspectives and narrative traditions.

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By Heather J. Coleman

From sermons and clerical reviews to private tales of religion, this e-book of translated basic records unearths the lived adventure of Orthodox Christianity in nineteenth- and early 20th-century Russia. those files let us pay attention the voices of expert and uneducated writers, of clergy and laity, nobles and retailers, employees and peasants, women and men, Russians and Ukrainians. Orthodoxy emerges the following as a multidimensional and dynamic religion. past bettering our knowing of Orthodox Christianity as practiced in Imperial Russia, this thoughtfully edited quantity deals huge insights into the connection among spiritual narrative and social event and divulges religion's crucial position within the formation of global perspectives and narrative traditions.

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