Документи органів державної безпеки як джерело дослідження соціокультурних особливостей «катакомбної» течії у православ’ї в Yкраїнській PCPY
1920-ті –1950-ті рр.
Author(s): Dmytro Vedenieiev
The documents of the state security offices of the Ukrainian SSR as the source for the research of the social-cultural features of the «catacomb» direction of the orthodoxy in Ukraine 1920’s – 1950’s
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Cultural history, Library and Information Science, Archiving, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: source criticism; religion; the Orthodox Church; the ideological-cultural opposition; subcultures; special services;
Summary/Abstract: Purpose of Article. The purpose of the article is to introduce to the scientific circulation and conduction of the historical research of the little-known documents of the agent-operative activities of the Soviet state security offices concerning the social and social-cultural views of the members of the opposite to the Soviet state «catacomb» direction among the orthodox of Ukraine in late 1920’s – 1950’s as well as study of the scientific-cognitive opportunities of the documents of the special services from the point of improving of the study of ideological and cultural life measurement of the opposite religious directions in the USSR as the widespread form of the spiritual and social process against the forced policy of state atheism. Methodology.The methodology of the study consists of the using of basic methods of historical research, in particular – the attribution of documents; the comparative analysis of the document; the genetic analysis; the chronological method, as well as the structure-systemic method of research for the study of the organization of the professional work of the Soviet special services. Scientific Novelty. The scientific novelty of the study consists the fact, that the documents, studied by the author, are introduced to the scientific circulation for the first time, by what is the historical-cultural knowledge concerning the little-known non-conformist religious (quasi-religious)directions significant improved. Conclusions. The declassified in the last years documents of the Soviet special services are the valuable and informative historical source for the improved study of the history of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, of the content of the relationships between the state and the church, as well as of the study of the inﬂuence of the aggressive policy of state atheism in the USSR. The materials of the state services are specific source because of their style and origin, what causes the necessity of their thorough critic analysis,simultaneously they are inherent in high informational content, awareness, special pragmatism, less level of the ideology in compare with the party and «scientific-atheistic» propaganda. The sources allow studying the process of the transformation of ideological and spiritual, cultural and behavioral settings (stereotypes) of the particular corporate group of the population by the inﬂuence of the preservation of protest in the religious shall in the conditions of the pursuit of freedom of the religion and the pursuit for the opinion.
- Issue Year: 2017
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 26-36
- Page Count: 11
- Language: Ukrainian