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REES 704 Russian Orthodoxy in Historical Perspective

REES 704.  Russian Orthodoxy in Historical Perspective.  3 Credits.     

This course examines Russian Orthodoxy as a religious system and the institution of the Russian Orthodox Church from its first appearance in Russia to the present. It focuses on beliefs and practices of the clergy and laity; institutional structures; the relationships between Church and State; interactions with non-Orthodox religious communities; responses to Soviet atheist policies; Orthodox influences on political theory, philosophy, literature, and the fine arts. (Same as REL 704.)

Bachelor of Arts in Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies

...REES 110 / REES 111 / REES 310 or REES...of Russian Culture RUSS 704 Contemporary Russian Culture...

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

...of Russian Culture RUSS 704 Contemporary Russian Culture...European and Eurasian Studies REES 220 Societies and...