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State Secularism and Lived Religion in Soviet Russia and Ukraine

edited by Catherine Wanner
Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
a9780199937615 (hbk.), 0199937613 (hbk.), 9780199937639 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 019993763X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Introduction / Catherine Wanner
  • Subversive atheism: antireligious campaigns and the religious revival in Ukraine in the 1920s / Gregory L. Freeze
  • From the red cradle: memories of Jewish family life in the Soviet Union / Anna Shternshis
  • Christianity and radical nationalism: metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky and the Bandera movement / John-Paul Himka
  • The revival of monastic life in the Trinity-Sergius lavra after World War II / Scott Kenworthy
  • "They burned the pine, but the place remains all the same": pilgrimage in the changing landscape of Soviet Russia / Stella Rock
  • Sacramental confession in modern Russia and Ukraine / Nadieszda Kizenko
  • A time and space of suffering: reflections of the Soviet past in the memoirs and narratives of the evangelical Christians-Baptists / Olena Panych
  • Preaching the kingdom message: the Jehovah's witnesses and Soviet secularization / Zoe Knox
  • A multireligious region in an atheist state: unionwide policies meet communal distinctions in the postwar Mari Republic / Sonja Luehrmann
  • The revival before the revival: popular and institutionalized religion in Ukraine on the eve of the collapse of communism / Viktor Yelensky.
x, 346 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Includes papers of two conferences: New Religious Histories: Rethinking Religion and Secularization in Twentieth-Century Russia and Ukraine", held at Pennsylvania State University from March 25 to 27, 2010 and "Religion and the State in Desecularizing Russia, " held at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center, October 2010.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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