Preface; Introduction: Orthodox Asceticism and Narratives of Russian History; 1. Histories of Monasticism, Philosophies of Religion: Asceticism Discourse in Russia and Europe, 1721-1856; 2. Patristic Revival, Clerical Education: Asceticism Discourse in the Russian Church, 1814-1865; 3. Ideologies of Asceticism: Philosophical Materialism and Academic Orthodoxy, 1855-1864; 4. Orthodox Asceticism between Russian Nation and Christian Empire, 1865-1898; 5. Asceticism Discourse in Revolution and War, 1892-1914.
Epilogue: Asceticism's Afterlife in Emigration, "Civilization," and ScholarshipNotes; Index.
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