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Chapels: Symbols of Ecclesial Antinomies

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapels held a unique place in the ecclesial world of Orthodox laity in late imperial Russia. Lay persons built them to mark personal, local, or national events. Chapels were self-contained ecclesial ... More


The Message of Mary

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Marian icons and their related stories reflect Mary’s role in the ecclesial world of late imperial Russian Orthodoxy. This chapter examines the image of Mary as a symbol of collective Orthodox ... More


Feasts: The Setting of Sacred Time

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Local feasts were a deeply rooted feature of Russian Orthodoxy. These not only displayed the characteristics of classical Christian worship, but integrated universally recognized traits of Orthodox ... More


Temple Dialectics: Sacred Place and the Claim on Orthodox Identity

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The temple played a pivotal role in fostering Orthodox identity in late imperial rural Russia. It had three overarching functions. First as an “official” sacerdotal structure that impressed meaning ... More


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