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Title Orthodox paradoxes : heterogeneities and complexities in contemporary Russian orthodoxy / edited by Katya Tolstaya
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 406 pages) : illustrations
Series Brill's series in church history ; volume 66
Brill's series in church history ; volume 66.
Contents Communicational aspects. Intellectual communication of Russian Orthodoxy from the enlightenment to modernity / Tatiana Artemyeva ; The polemic concerning Church Slavonic / Wil van den Bercken ; The enthronement of Patriarch Kirill : a liturgical event / Per-Arne Bodin ; "Kirill's Doctrine" and the potential transformation of Russian Orthodox Christianity / Alexander Verkhovsky -- Contemporary heterogeneities. Orthodox fundamentalism : intersection of modernity, postmodernity, and tradition / Anastasia V. Mitrofanova ; Eschatological expectations in post-Soviet Russia : historical context and modes of interpretation / Alexei Beglov ; Mediators between heaven and earth : the forms of spiritual guidance and debate on spiritual elders in present-pay Russian Orthodoxy / Irina Paert ; Why are Hegumen Paisii and St Maria of Paris not included in the ROC Calendar of Saints? / Elina Kahla -- Aspects of social work. "Social theology" and social work in the Romanian Orthodox Church : a paradoxical development? / Iuliana Conovici ; Participating in the global community : the "Syndesmos" experience of the Kazan Orthodox Youth / Ekaterina Khodzhaeva ; Orthodoxy and the politics of emotion in the case of "Brother Ioann" Churikov and his followers, 1910-1914 / Page Herrlinger -- Theological aspects. Postmodern Orthodoxy? : text, interpretation, and history in Orthodox scholarship / Frank P. Bestebreurtje ; Debating the theology of the name in post-Soviet Russia : Metropolitan Ilarion Alfeev and Sergei Khoruzhii / Scott M. Kenworthy -- Tradition : transformation or invention? : rebuilding the chain: tradition, continuity, and processions of the cross in post-Soviet Russia / Stella Rock ; Paradoxes of patriarchy : Orthodoxy and gender in post-Soviet Russia / Nadieszda Kizenko ; Contemporary Russian church art? : between tradition and modernity / Lidia Chakovskaya -- ROC and ecumenical dialogue. Paradoxes and contradictions in Russian Orthodox ecumenism : an analysis of non-official publications in the 1990s / Wil van den Bercken ; A dialogue of paradoxes : Orthodox-Old Catholic dialogue / Peter-Ben Smit ; 'The language of fullness and the language of emptiness' : dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and Buddhism? : a paradox / Ton Lathouwers
Summary "This book focuses on 'Orthodox paradoxes' created by the dynamic between tradition and innovation within the Russian Orthodox Church. Nineteen contributions from renowned specialists tackle societal and theological aspects and implications of these paradoxes"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes papers of the interdisciplinary conference "Orthodox Paradoxes: Heterogeneities and Complexities in Contemporary Russian Orthodoxy", held on 12-14 September 2011 by INaSEC (Institute for the Academic Study of Eastern Christianity at VU University (Amsterdam)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English with summaries in Russian
Print version record
Subject Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- Congresses
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- Theology -- Congresses
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ
Modernist-fundamentalist controversy -- Congresses
Religious fundamentalism -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses
Radicalism -- Religious aspects -- Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- Congresses
Tradition (Theology) -- Congresses
Modernism (Christian theology) -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Orthodox.
Radicalism -- Religious aspects -- Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ
Modernism (Christian theology)
Modernist-fundamentalist controversy
Religious fundamentalism
Tradition (Theology)
Russia (Federation)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Tolstaya, Katya, 1970- editor
LC no. 2014000399
ISBN 9789004269552