On 'Modern' Christians, Consumption, and the Value of National Identity in Post-Soviet Lithuania

  title={On 'Modern' Christians, Consumption, and the Value of National Identity in Post-Soviet Lithuania},
  author={Gediminas Lankauskas},
  pages={320 - 344}
Following the demise of the Soviet Union, Lithuania has opened up to global systems not only as a competitive consumer market but also as a new sphere of influence for various neo-Protestant charismatic churches. As signifiers of 'modernity,' transnational commodities and religious faiths are especially appealing to younger generations of Lithuanians who use them to redefine the meanings of their selfhood at the present moment of the disorienting 'transition to the West'. Focusing on… 
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