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The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


The People of God: Competing Images of Community and Laity

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:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the debates about church and community that emerged in 1905. It briefly discusses the legislation that was the basis of the institutional structure of the Russian Orthodox ... More


Contacts: Failure and Achievement 1258–1453

J. M. Hussey

in The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198264569
eISBN:
9780191601170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198264569.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the period 1258–1453, and various complex issues and history of the Orthodox Church are addressed following the re‐establishment of certain parts of the Byzantine Empire and the demise of the ... More


Bulgaria

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the last two decades post-communist Bulgaria has greatly relaxed state control over religious activities; but some of its legislative provisions still do not have counterparts in other new ... More


The Other Serbia: The Serbian Church in the Communist Federation

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The role of the Serbian Orthodox Church during the years of the communist federation of Yugoslavia is discussed in the context of Tito's suppression of Serbian secular nationalism, which in the end ... More


Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Volker L. Menze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534876
eISBN:
9780191716041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study historicizes the formation of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the first half of the 6th century. The Council of Chalcedon in 451 divided eastern Christianity, with those who were later ... More


Increasing Pressures on Constantinople and the Widening Gap 1025–1204

J. M. Hussey

in The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198264569
eISBN:
9780191601170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198264569.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Starts by discussing the impending internal and external threats to the Byzantine Empire in 1025–1204, which led in the later Middle Ages to any pre‐eminence in East Mediterranean politics being lost ... More


Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Introduces the book by discussing the symbolic destruction of churches, monasteries and other monuments and sacred places of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia and ... More


Religion as Hallmark of Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter gives a brief account of the bloody fratricidal war fought in Croatia and Bosnia‐Herzegovina in 1991–5, which resulted from ethnic nationalistic revolutions aimed at ... More


The Effects of the Fourth Crusade 1204–1261 1

J. M. Hussey

in The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198264569
eISBN:
9780191601170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198264569.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The effects of the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1204 and the subsequent establishment of a Latin Empire in the area covered by the Orthodox Church as a result of the Fourth Crusade are discussed. ... More


Romania

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Romania is similar to Poland in terms of church-state relations. The Orthodox Church has been a powerful player in the post-1989 political arena, obtaining privileges from the state that also ... More


Flames and Shrines: The Serbian Church and Serbian Nationalist Movement in the 1980s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter starts with a brief account of Albanian anti‐Serbian activities (attacks on Serbian sacred places and monuments, said to be fuelled by religious hatred) in Kosovo in the 1980s. It then ... More


Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Vjekoslav Perica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Written on the basis of a wide range of South Slav sources and previously unpublished, often confidential documents from communist state archives, as well as on the author's own on‐the‐ground ... More


Building a Colonial Diocese

Ilya Vinkovetsky

in Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391282
eISBN:
9780199894369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391282.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the contradictions and tensions between the missionaries of the Russian Orthodox Church and the officials of the Russian-American Company and how these affected Russian policies ... More


Estonia

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A country with significant Lutheran, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox communities, Estonia remains the most secular Baltic state, and one of the least religious new EU member states. The local Orthodox ... More


The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Magdi Guirguis and Nelly van Doorn-Harder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This third and final volume of The Popes of Egypt spans the five centuries from the arrival of the Ottomans in 1517 to the present era. Hardly any scholarly work has been written about the Copts ... More


The Orthodox hesitation: Church, State and nation

John Anderson

in Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the engagement of the Orthodox tradition with democratic ideas, specifically assessing the issues relating to the relationship of the Orthodox Church to the State and to the ... More


The Russian Orthodox Church, the Provision of Social Welfare, and Changing Ethics of Benevolence

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter takes up the question of why the increasingly public role of the Orthodox Church has been accompanied by public dissatisfaction, and in particular why the church's efforts to serve its ... More


The Romanian Orthodox Church

Lucian N. Leustean

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the evolution of the Orthodox Church in the Romanian-inhabited territories of Wallachia, Moldavia, Transylvania, Bukovina and Bessarabia. The 1859 union between the ... More


Church and World: Global Perspectives

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Globalization tends to evolve from a means of bringing the peoples of the world together as brothers and sisters to a means of expanding the economic ... More


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