Impact of external migration on changes in the Swedish religious landscape
For most of its history, Sweden has been a country dominated by the Lutheran Church, having the status of the official state religion. Starting in mid-to-late 20th century, mass immigration to Europe had a considerable impact on the confessional structure of Sweden’s population. The growing number of refugees from the Balkan Peninsula, the Middle East, and Africa has turned Sweden into a multi-religious state. Sweden has become one of the leaders among the EU countries as far as the growth rates...
The Instruciton of Vladimir Monomakh as a confession and self-report: On the problem of interpretation
The genre of the Instruction of Vladimir Monomakh is considered as a "deed" and "confession and selfreport" (M. Bakhtin) and is related to the fact that the way a text is created is determined by non-literary considerations; the internal plot unfolds as a confession. The creation of the Instruction is interpreted as a deed, which ...
Confessional space as a subject of social geography
This article considers the notion of confessional space as a subject of social geography. Confessional space is represented as an interrelation of several elements: the religious part of population, the religious-cultural infrastructure, and the attributive-ceremonial component. The authors analyze the manifestation of these elements in different qualitative areas of the territory.
Теоретическая география. М., 1967.
Genre specificity of V. Maksimov’s novel “Farewell from Nowhere”: to the problem of spiritual tradition
The article analyses the genre of the autobiographical novel by Vl. Maksimova in the context of the spiritual tradition and in connection with the typology of literary heroes. The study reveals closeness of the novel-confession “Farewell from Nowhere” to the semantic form of “confession-deed” (M. Bakhtin), embodied in the ancient Russian “Teachings” by Vladimir Monomakh. The type of hero-protagonist is determined by the spiritual movement he makes along the path of personal repentance...
The motif of repentance and the features of the plot in Vladimir Monomakh’s “autobiography”
... наследие. Смех в Древней Руси. Заметки о русском.
Н., Панченко А.
Чтобы свеча не погасла: диалог. Л., 1990.
Old Russian literature, confession, confession-reflexion, repentance,
humility, plot, motif.
He predicted the fate poetically… The book Giordano Bruno as a covert confession of Lev Karsavin
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9. Ванеев А. А. Два года в Абези. Памяти Л. П. Карсавина. Брюссель, 1990.
Karsavin, philosophy, confession, Giordano Bruno, double-truth theory, intuition, mysticism.
Parish schools in the system of public primary education
This article analyses the activity of parish schools in Russia in the second half of the 19th-the beginning of the 20th centuries as mass public primary schools. The author emphasises the biased attitude to parish schools in Soviet and contemporary Russian historiography as to a conservative and reactionary structure. The article considers the interaction and competition between parish and zemstvo schools in the organisation of public primary education and focuses on the fruitful period of effective...