The Rerikh Movement: A Homegrown Russian ‘New Religious Movement’

  title={The Rerikh Movement: A Homegrown Russian ‘New Religious Movement’},
  author={Roman Lunkin and Sergei Filatov},
  journal={Religion, State \& Society},
  pages={135 - 148}
When the Soviet Union died in 1991 the Soviet ideology died with it. This was not surprising. After the communist ideology established a monopoly of power in 1917, the decades that followed transformed it into a collection of meaningless formulae and primitive prejudices. This ideology was no longer seeking new answers to contemporary challenges, it was not developing, but just 'collapsed' and perished together with the political regime that was its protector. For the vast majority of the… Expand
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Clément Jacquemoud, Diversité religieuse en République de l’Altaï : concurrences et convergences. Enquête sur le renouveau religieux des Altaïens de la République de l’Altaï (Fédération de Russie)
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  • Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines
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Ce travail porte sur le renouveau religieux actuel des autochtones de la Republique de l’Altai (Federation de Russie). Les Altaiens renouent avec les pratiques considerees comme traditionnellesExpand


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