Religion and Culture in Early Modern Russia and Ukraine
Reinhartz, Dennis, Journal of Church and State
Religion and Culture in Early Modern Russia and Ukraine. Edited by Samuel H. Baron and Nancy Shields Kollmann. Dekalb, Ill: Northern Illinois University Press, 1997. 213 pp. $34.00.
In the post-Soviet era, several countries such as Croatia, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and others that have emerged in Central and Eastern Europe and across Eurasia are attempting to define or redefine their nationhood along pre-communist historical-cultural lines. In this process of explication, religion has come to play a significant role. Consequently, to better help understand this extremely important and engaging reclamation of nationalities, new more serious works like Religion and Culture in Early Modern Russia and Ukraine are welcome and necessary.
In this book, editors Samuel H. Baron, professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina, and Nancy Shields Kollmann, professor of history at Stanford University, have brought together a dozen scholars of history, art history, and literature to consider religion and religious practice and culture in seventeenth-century Russia and Ukraine. Their essays are products of the second workshop in Early East Slavic Culture at Stanford University on 19-24 June 1993. Collectively in three sections on "Society and Cultural Practice" (three essays), "Religion and Belief" (four essays), and …
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Publication information: Article title: Religion and Culture in Early Modern Russia and Ukraine. Contributors: Reinhartz, Dennis - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 40. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 1998. Page number: 484+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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