Gendering the History of Spiritualities and Secularisms in Southeastern Europe Introduction

Ballinger, Pamela; Ghodsee, Kristen P
May 2011
Aspasia;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses various published reports within the issue, including examinations of secularism in Bulgaria and Yugoslavia, the feminization of Eastern Orthodox piety in Romania and the use of photographs in the study of spirituality and secularism in Southeastern Europe.


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