This edited volume was published in 2016 by The Ohio State University Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures and the Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies. It is volume 10 of Ohio Slavic Papers and volume 2 of Eastern Christian Studies.


The Tapestry of Russian Christianity: Studies in History and Culture
Edited by Nickolas Lupinin, Donald Ostrowski, and Jennifer B.Spock, 2016. 435 pages
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Front Matter
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Table of Contents
pp. iii-iv
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Preface
Spock, Jennifer B. pp. v-vi
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Introduction: Christianity East and West
Lupinin, Nickolas; Ostrowski, Donald pp. vii-xxvii
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Glossary
pp. xxviii-xxxiii
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Chronology of the Russian Orthodox Church (10th Century to 1917)
pp. xxxiv-xli
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Vladimir’s Conversion to Christianity: Divine Providence and the Taking of Kherson
Prestel, David K. pp. 1-21
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Politics and Hierarchy in the Early Rus' Church: Antonii, a 13th-century Archbishop of Novgorod
Majeska, George P. pp. 23-38
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Another Look at the Solid Iconostasis in the Russian Orthodox Church
Arida, Robert M. pp. 41-69
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Round Up the Usuals and a Few Others: Glimpses into the Knowledge, Role, and Use of Church Fathers in Rus' and Russian Monasticism, Late 11th to Early 16th Centuries
Goldfrank, David M. pp. 71-118
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The Moscow Councils of 1447 to 1589 and the Conciliar Period in Russian Orthodox Church History
Ostrowski, Donald pp. 121-155
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Cultural Diversity, Imperial Strategies, and the Issue of Faith: Religious Toleration in Early Modern Russia in Comparative Perspective
Arel, Maria Salomon pp. 157-186
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Praying for the Dead in Muscovy: Kinship Awareness and Orthodox Belief in the Commemorations of Muscovite Royalty
Martin, Russell E. pp. 189-226
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Northern Russian Monastic Culture
Spock, Jennifer B. pp. 229-259
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Between Forgiveness and Indulgence: Funerary Prayers of Absolution in Russia
Chrissidis, Nikolaos pp. 261-293
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Old Believer Communities: Ideals and Structures
Crummey, Robert O. pp. 295-324
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The Tradition of Elders (Startsy) in 19th-century Russia
Lupinin, Nickolas pp. 327-352
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Russian Orthodoxy and Women’s Spirituality in Imperial Russia
Worobec, Christine D. pp. 355-388
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Rediscovering the Orthodox Past: The Microhistorical Approach to Religious Practice in Imperial Russia
Freeze, Gregory L. pp. 391-432
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Back Matter
p. 435
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