Old Believers in Modern Russia

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The schism that split the Russian Orthodox Church in 1667 alienated thousands of devout men and women. These traditional worshipers, who came to be known as the Old Believers, practiced their faith as outsiders for more than two centuries. Denied the Russian Orthodox Church's sacraments, they in turn denied that its "new" ways could lead them to salvation. Always at odds with the established Russian Orthodox Church and the tsar, the Old Believers created a vibrant separate culture within the imperial Russian state. Old ...

Old Believers in Modern Russia 2008, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875809984

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Old Believers in Modern Russia 1996, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875802053

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