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Author Shevzov, Vera.

Title Russian Orthodoxy on the eve of revolution / Vera Shevzov.

Imprint Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  BX491 .S54 2004    Available  ---
Description xiv, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "The Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize of the American Society of church history."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-351) and index.
Contents The people of God -- Competing images of community and laity -- Temple dialectics -- Sacred place and the claim on Orthodox identity -- Chapels -- Symbols of ecclesial antinomies -- Feats -- The setting of sacred time -- Icons -- Miracles, memory, and sacred history -- The message of Mary.
Summary Explores sacred community, and how it functioned (or sometimes did not) in Russian Orthodoxy before the fateful historic events of the 1917 Russian Revolution.
Subject Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkovʹ -- History.
Russia -- Church history -- 1801-1917.
Laity -- Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkovʹ -- History.
ISBN 0195154657 (alk. paper)