Church and State in Postwar Eastern Europe

A Bibliographical Survey

by Paul Mojzes

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June 1987


Pages 120
Volumes 1
Size 6 1/8x9 1/4
Topics Religion/General

This annotated bibliography covers the available literature on the relationship between Soviet and Eastern European churches and the societies in which they have existed since the end of World War II. In order to shed some light on the mutual relations between the churches and society, two survey chapters provide a general orientation. The attitude of the churches toward their society is analyzed first, then the reverse is attempted with a description of the societal attitudes toward the churches. The bibliography proper first presents books and articles dealing with the entire region, the on a country-by-country basis. Because the sources dealing with the Soviet Union are most numerous, they have been broken down into materials dealing with general and inclusive religious policies and issues, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Oriental Apostolic Churches (Georgian and Armenian), the Roman Catholic Church, and the Protestants and sectarians. This bibliography is among the first to deal with the historic and current status of the Christian churches in Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

Introductory Survey
Impact of the Eastern European Churches on Society
Impact of the Society on the Churches
Bibliographic Survey
Area Wide
Individual Countries
Miscellaneous Issues
Author Index
Subject Index

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