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Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania
principal effect of the secularisation resulting from the communist regime was ignorance about religion and a low level of religious experience which has conditioned and impoverished what is offeredExpand
The Orthodox Church and Civil Society in Russia
Daniel’s approach to the Russian Orthodox Church’s search for a role in postcommunist Russia differs from that of most other scholars. After a brief introductory background chapter where he outlinesExpand
Rehabilitation and recovery: Bulgaria's muslim communities
In precommunist independent Bulgaria Muslims had been neglected and marginalised and had felt alienated, but had been left free to practise their religion and culture. Paradoxically, communist rule,Expand
Conscience and Captivity: Religion in Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe is the blanket expression used for the eight very different countries which are bounded by the Iron Curtain and the Soviet Union. These eight are Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, theExpand
Orthodoxy and the Cold War: Religion and Political Power in Romania, 1947–65
networked ‘social security’ in contrast to, for example, institutionally bound forms of ‘social security’. In addition, some chapters, most particularly ‘‘‘Church shopping’’ in Malawi: acquiringExpand
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church: the continuing schism and the religious, social and political environment1
During the four years of the second Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) government in Bulgaria from 1997 until 2001 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church continued to be split by an apparently insoluble schism,Expand
Catholics in Bulgaria
Although Bulgaria's Catholics now form one of the smallest Catholic national communities, numbering about seventy thousand,lBulgaria might have been a Catholic nation. Tsar Boris, baptised in 864 AD,Expand
Notes on Contributors
Ina Merdjanova received a doctorate in the philosophy of religion from Sofia University in 1995. She has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University (1992–93 and 1998–99) and at the Institute forExpand
Russia's Don Quixote