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The authority vs. the Orthodox Church – historical and contemporary role of the Russian Orthodox Church as an actor in the political system
The authority vs. the Orthodox Church – historical and contemporary role of the Russian Orthodox Church as an actor in the political system

Author(s): Natalia Sienko
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Politics
Published by: Officina Simonidis. Wydawnictwo Państwowej Wyższej Szkoły Zawodowej im. Sz. Szymonowica w Zamościu
Keywords: Russia; Russian Orthodox Church; religion; secular state

Summary/Abstract: In this article devoted to the relationship between the authority and the Russian Orthodox Church on the canvas of history. The author demonstrates the influence of historical experiences and the role of the Russian Orthodox Church on the current model of relations between secular and spiritual authority. An important part of the work is the assessment of the opportunities and threats stemming from the subordination of the Russian Orthodox Church to the current elites.

  • Issue Year: 11/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 297-312
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: English