The religion of Russia. A study of the Orthodox Church in Russia from the point of view of the Church in England. by George Bernard Hamilton Bishop

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Paginationvii, 94 p.
Number of Pages94
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The book discusses how religious organizations, especially the Russian Orthodox Church, operate in international relations, pursuing their own interests and those of the Russian state; explores how religious ideas and culture linked to religion impinge on Russian attitudes and identity, and thereby affect policy; and demonstrates how policy.

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Lenin in time made the country officially atheistic, and religion was severely restricted. But like all such places and repressions, in the underground away from the centers of political power. They worshipped Indo European deities im their Slavic versions.

So just as other indo Europeans have two “families” of deities:Asura/Ahura/Aesir/Olympian and Deva.As he sees it, three tendencies were in contention: (i) radical Protestantism; (ii) ultramontane Catholicism; (iii) the secular ‘religion of humanity’.

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