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Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction  

A. Edward Siecienski

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780190883300
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780190883270
To many in the West, Orthodoxy remains shrouded in mystery, an exotic and foreign religion that survived in the East following the Great Schism of 1054 that split the Christian world into ... More
11. Orthodoxy and the modern world

11. Orthodoxy and the modern world  

A. Edward Siecienski

in Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
Published Online: 
Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780190883300
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.003.0011
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chapter
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9780190883270
The twentieth and twenty-first centuries have been times of great upheaval for the Orthodox, with persecutions and mass emigrations, but also rebirth and the possibility of new growth. ... More
5. What Tolstoy believed

5. What Tolstoy believed  

Liza Knapp

in Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191851650
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198813934.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198813934
As he approached the age of 50, Tolstoy experienced what is often described as a spiritual crisis. He struggled to finish Anna Karenina and then devoted the next several years to religious ... More
4. Death

4. Death  

Liza Knapp

in Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191851650
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198813934.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198813934
Death was a fact of Tolstoy’s life from the start. He lost both of his parents during childhood and then, as a young man, Tolstoy witnessed and caused death at war. Death continued to haunt ... More
1. Europe in 1914

1. Europe in 1914  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776878
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199205592
The Great War of 1914–18 began as a local European conflict. ‘Europe in 1914’ examines the status and relationships of these key European powers prior to war, and the formation of the two ... More

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