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Title Thinking Orthodox in modern Russia [electronic resource] : culture, history, context / edited by Patrick Lally Michelson and Judith Deutsch Kornblatt.

Imprint Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Patrick Lally Michelson and Judith Deutsch Kornblatt -- Part I. Thinking Orthodox in the Church -- Orthodoxy and Enlightenment in Catherinian Russia: the Tsarevich Dimitrii sermons of Metropolitan Platon / Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter -- Theology on the ground: Dmitrii Bogoliubov, the Orthodox anti-sectarian mission, and the Russian soul / Heather Coleman -- Archbishop Nikon (Rozhdestvenskii) and Pavel Florenskii on spiritual experience, theology, and the Name Glorifiers dispute / Scott M. Kenworthy -- Part II. Thinking Orthodox in the Academy -- V.D. Kudriavtsev-Platonov and the making of Russian Orthodox theism / Sean Gillen -- The struggle for the sacred: Russian Orthodox thinking about miracles in a modern age / Vera Shevzov -- "The light of the truth": Russia's two Enlightenments, with reference to Pavel Florenskii / Ruth Coates -- Part III. Thinking Orthodox in society and culture -- Written confession and religious thought in early nineteenth-century Russia / Nadieszda Kizenko -- Anagogical exegesis: the theological roots of Russian hermeneutics / Oliver Smith -- Kant and the kingdom of ends in Russian religious thought (Vladimir Solov'ev) / Randall A. Poole -- Religious thought and Russian liberal institutions: the case of Pavel Novgorodtsev / Vanessa Rampton -- What is beauty?: Pasternak's adaptations of Russian religious thought / Martha M.F. Kelly -- Afterword / Paul Valliere.
Summary " ... illuminates the significant role of Russian Orthodox thought in shaping the discourse of educated society during the imperial and early Soviet periods. Bringing together an array of scholars, this book demonstrates that Orthodox reflections on spiritual, philosophical, and aesthetic issues of the day informed much of Russia's intellectual and cultural climate. Volume editors Patrick Lally Michelson and Judith Deutsch Kornblatt provide a historical overview of Russian Orthodox thought and a critical essay on the current state of scholarship about religious thought in modern Russia. The contributors explore a wide range of topics, including Orthodox claims to a unique religious Enlightenment, contests over authority within the Russian Church, tensions between faith and reason in academic Orthodoxy, the relationship between sacraments and the self, the religious foundations of philosophical and legal categories, and the effect of Orthodox categories in the formation of Russian literature."--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- Influence.
Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ
Religion and civil society -- Russia -- History.
Religion and civil society -- Soviet Union -- History.
Christianity and culture -- Russia -- History.
Christianity and culture -- Soviet Union -- History.
Russia -- Church history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Church history.
History.
Added Author Michelson, Patrick Lally.
Kornblatt, Judith Deutsch.
Other Form: Print version: 9781306866965
ISBN 1306866960 (electronic bk.)
9781306866965 (electronic bk.)
9780299298937 (electronic bk.)
0299298930 (electronic bk.)
9780299298944 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0299298949 (pbk. ; alk. paper)