TITLE

SOVYET SONRASI RUS ORTODOKS KÄ°LÄ°SESÄ°'NÄ°N SOSYAL ANLAYIÅžI

AUTHOR(S)
Olgun, Hakan
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;Fall2009, Vol. 13 Issue 41, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The collapse of the Soviet Union indicates reconstruction of oppressed Russian Orthodox Church as well as falling down of an ideology from the history. Russian Orthodox Church has served for Russian people to develop a strong conservative national identity by means of "orthodoxy". Therefore, Russian Orthodox Church is one of the most trusted institutions for Russian people alongside other official institutions. However, it is still one of the most wondering question that: How far Russia, that is under pressure of Russian Orthodox Church which has got stronger after collapsing Soviet Union period, will be able to adapt to some modern establishments like west oriented secularism, the principle of separation between church and state, privatizing religious life and supporting civil society? The clues of answer can be found in the statement of "The Bases of the Social Concept of Russian Orthodox Church" which has declared by Russian Orthodox Church in 2000. It can be comprehend by examining the statement that; Russian Orthodox Church projects a kind of church-state relation which is much more different than it was in the West. The scheme based on the principle of mutual cooperation between church and state in every field of worldly life. But at the same time the scheme includes of some implications for reviving old tsarist monarchist system by means of Russian Orthodox Church.
ACCESSION #
48215373

 

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