Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195154658
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835249 | DOI:

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This chapter discusses the challenges faced by the Orthodox Church on the eve of the Russian Revolution. During this time, Orthodox Christianity faced a genuine krisis in corporate self-understanding. Churchmen and theologians sought a renewal of the communal spirit of the Orthodox faith. However, several aspects of ecclesial life elicited mixed sentiments and evaluations.

Keywords: Orthodox Christianity; Russia; history; ecclesial life

Chapter.  2596 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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