Sacred Geography of the Post-Socialist Balkans: Transformations of Religious Landscape and Pilgrimage: An Introduction

  title={Sacred Geography of the Post-Socialist Balkans: Transformations of Religious Landscape and Pilgrimage: An Introduction},
  author={Evgenia Troeva and Petko Hristov},
  journal={Southeastern Europe},
This introductory text aims at presenting the dynamics in the development of religious life in the post-socialist Balkans and the trends in its research from the perspective of the humanities and social sciences. The topic has geographical as well as political and temporal limitations. The transformations in the political, economic, social and cultural development of the former socialist countries have been taking place hand in hand with significant changes in religious life as well. The… 
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