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Holy Fathers, Secular Sons

Clergy, Intelligentsia, and the Modern Self in Revolutionary Russia

Holy Fathers, Secular Sons( )
Author: Manchester, Laurie
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $62.99
Book Description:

Holy Fathers, Secular Sons is the first study of the Orthodox clergy's contribution to Russian society. Prior to the 1860s, clergymen's sons were not allowed to leave the castelike clergy in large numbers. When permission was granted, they responded by entering free professions and political movements in droves. Challenging the standard view of educated pre-revolutionary Russians as largely westernized, secular, and patricidal, Laurie Manchester demonstrates that the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23 x 2.126 cm
Book Weight:0.47 Kilograms

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