"Christians! Go home": A Revival of Neo-Paganism between the Baltic Sea and Transcaucasia (An Overview)

@article{Shnirelman2002ChristiansGH,
  title={"Christians! Go home": A Revival of Neo-Paganism between the Baltic Sea and Transcaucasia (An Overview)},
  author={V. Shnirelman},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Religion},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={197 - 211}
}
  • V. Shnirelman
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Contemporary Religion
  • A rapid growth of new religious movements, in terms of both their numbers and variability, was a surprising outcome of the move to democracy in post-Soviet societies. One of the movements is Neo-Paganism whose emergence paradoxically coincided with the celebration of the anniversary of the baptism of Rus 1,000 years ago and the birth of Christianity 2,000 years ago. The Neo-Pagan movements challenge Christian values--with regard to ethics, attitude towards the natural environment, view of the… CONTINUE READING
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