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The Era of Miracles

Paul Bushkovitch

in Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The most visible example of change in the character of religious experience in the wake of the decline of monastic authority was the swift and tremendous increase in the popularity of miracles in the ... More


Saints and Miracles in Church Policy

Paul Bushkovitch

in Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the century after about 1550 was marked not only by silence or an ossified official religious culture, but by the explosion of miracle cults. These cults were not merely part ... More


Introduction: Russian History and Russian Orthodoxy

Paul Bushkovitch

in Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book attempts to trace the character of the changes in religious life of the landholding elite of Russian society. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed rapid religious change, at ... More


Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Paul Bushkovitch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book traces the evolution of religious attitudes in this important transitional period in Russian history. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Russia saw the gradual decline of monastic ... More


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