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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


Civil Society in Late Imperial Russia

David Wartenweiler

in Civil Society and Academic Debate in Russia 1905–1914

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207825
eISBN:
9780191677816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207825.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses civil society in late Imperial Russia, looking at the university and the awakening of Russia's societal forces, academics in society, social activism and politics, and the ... 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


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


Introduction: Civil Law, Ideology, and Social Change

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows the state of the current Imperial Russian law with regard to family, property, and inheritance and the pressure for revision as brought about by different ideologies and political ... More


Conclusion Ends and Beginnings

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a conclusion on the effects of the revisions made to family, property, and inheritance law in Imperial Russia.


The Limits of Legislative Revision

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how revisions to property and inheritance law became intertwined with social, political, ideological, and institutional principles. This relationship yielded more disputes and ... More


Inside the Capital Stages

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the influence of the theater on societal and cultural life in imperial Russia. It explains that the theater presented not only dramaturgical works of the imagination but its own ... More


Playing the Provinces

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of theater in the provinces in imperial Russia. It explains that during the imperial period, theater ruled provincial cultural life and reached out to many more ... More


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