vii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: rethinking religion in modern Russian culture / Mark D. Steinberg and Heather J. Coleman Miraculous healings / Christine D. Worobec Transforming Solovki : pilgrim narratives, modernization, and late imperial monastic life / Roy R. Robson Scripting the gaze : liturgy, homilies, and the Kazan icon of the mother of God in late imperial Russia / Vera Shevzov Written confessions and the construction of sacred narrative / Nadieszda Kizenko "Orthodox domesticity" : creating a social role for women / William G. Wagner Profane narratives about a Holy Sacrament : marriage and divorce in late imperial Russia / Gregory L. Freeze Arbiters of the free conscience : state, religion, and the problem of confessional transfer after 1905 / Paul W. Werth Tales of violence against religious dissidents in the orthodox village / Heather J. Coleman Prayer and the politics of place : Molokan church building, Tsarist law, and the quest for a public sphere in late imperial Russia / Nicholas B. Breyfogle Divining the secular in the yiddish popular press / Sarah Abrevaya Stein Revolutionary rabbis : Hasidic legend and the hero of words / Gabriella Safran "A path of thorns" : the spiritual wounds and wandering of worker-poets / Mark D. Steinberg A new spirituality : the confluence of Nietzsche and orthodoxy in Russian religious thought / Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal Malevich's mystic signs : from iconoclasm to new theology / Alexei Kurbanovsky The theology of culture in late imperial Russia / Paul Valliere.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.