Religion and national identity in post-communist Romania

@article{Flora2005ReligionAN,
  title={Religion and national identity in post-communist Romania},
  author={Gavril Flora and Georgina Szilagyi and Victor Roudometof},
  journal={Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={35 - 55}
}
Throughout Eastern Europe, organized religion (and in particular Eastern Orthodox Christianity) has had quite a close relationship to the formation of local national identities. This relationship entered a new phase in the post-1989 period, as religious institutions had to adapt to the new realities of the postcommunist period. Religion, and Eastern Orthodoxy in particular, provided the means for a defensive response that is often an obstacle to the operation of democratic institutions and the… Expand
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