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28%OFFJohn P. Burgess - Holy Rus´: The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia - 9780300222241 - V9780300222241
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Holy Rus´: The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia

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Description for Holy Rus´: The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia Hardback. A fascinating, vivid, and on-the-ground account of Russian Orthodoxy's resurgence Num Pages: 280 pages, 10 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJ; 3JM; HRCC8. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 544.
A fascinating, vivid, and on-the-ground account of Russian Orthodoxy's resurgence A bold experiment is taking place in Russia. After a century of being scarred by militant, atheistic communism, the Orthodox Church has become Russia's largest and most significant nongovernmental organization. As it has returned to life, it has pursued a vision of reclaiming Holy Rus': that historical yet mythical homeland of the eastern Slavic peoples; a foretaste of the perfect justice, peace, harmony, and beauty for which religious believers long; and the glimpse of heaven on earth that persuaded Prince Vladimir to accept Orthodox baptism in ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Weight
544g
Number of Pages
280
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780300222241
SKU
V9780300222241
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About John P. Burgess
John P. Burgess teaches at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. A Fulbright Scholar to Russia in 2011, he has travelled extensively within Russia, lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and made pilgrimage to some of Russian Orthodoxy's most important monasteries, parishes, and holy sites. He is the author of four other books on religious subjects and lives in Pittsburgh, PA. ... Read more

Reviews for Holy Rus´: The Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia
I loved this book because it echoes so much of my own experience and also explains and articulates in a very readable way how the church both sees itself, and is seen by others today. -Rev Nichola Vidamour, Methodist Recorder Burgess records the extensive building programme of new churches, monasteries, and seminaries in a brief quarter of a ... Read more

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