Russian Orthodox Church: in search of identity Cover Image

Русская православная церковь: в поисках идентичности
Russian Orthodox Church: in search of identity

Author(s): Andrey Avenirovich Solovyov
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Politics and religion, Eastern Orthodoxy, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Ивановский государственный университет
Keywords: «severe style»; spirituality; Russian intelligentsia member; «silent graphics»;

Summary/Abstract: Catholicism, ecumenism. In 2016 in social and political as well as in theological and intellectual service of the Russian Orthodox Church of Moscow patriarchy (ROC MP) has occurred two sign and at the first reading opposite events in a social mainstream. It is, first, about the historical meeting of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill and the Pope Francis which took place on the 12th of February in the building of the international airport named after Jose Marty in the capital of Cuba — Havana; secondly, about non-participation of the delegation of ROC MP in the All-Orthodox cathedral which was held in June in Crete. The expectation of these meetings lasting infinitely in historical time, preparation for them, the content of the dialogue, which was and was not held, the reaction which is emotionally painted post factum as in secular and church society, and in the first stage in the environment of the church intelligentsia deserve the historical and theological analysis and a reflection, as is the subject of this article.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 96-114
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Russian