After the Glasnost revolution: Soviet evangelicals and western missions
- Growth of Soviet Moslem population. // Commonweal;3/22/85, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p174
The Soviet Union is now the world's fifth largest Moslem country. Muslims have a birth rate two-and-a-half that of the rest of the USSR, and represent an increasing area of instability for the USSR on its southern borders.
- Believers, atheists, and others. Furman, Dmitrii; Yanowitch, Murray // Russian Social Science Review;May/Jun98, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p21
Presents information on religion in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia, according to a survey conducted in 1996 by Finnish investigators. Details on whether Russians believe in God; Examination of contemporary Russian atheists; Compares believers with atheists; Number of Russians who believe in...
- WCC takes its agenda to the Soviet Union. VanElderen, M. // Christian Century;9/6/89-9/13/89, Vol. 106 Issue 25, p773
Editorial. Reports on the recent meeting of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches in Moscow. Church life within the Soviet Union; The development of perestroika; Dissidence among Soviet Christians.
- Religious openings in the U.S.S.R. Forest, J. // Christian Century;9/27/89, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p848
Reports on the revitalization of religion in the Soviet Union, where religious practice has become government-approved. Dramatic changes in Lithuania; Publication of the weekly newsletter `Church Messenger,' by the Russian Orthodox Church; Benefits to Jews growing from the change in religious...
- Soviet Christians convene. // Christian Century;12/12/90, Vol. 107 Issue 36, p1161
Reports on an interdenominational convention of Soviet Christians meeting to discuss evangelization of the country. Wide variety of ethnic and geographic background; Founding of Baptist Theological Seminary in Moscow.
- Christmas in the U.S.S.R. // Christian Century;1/30/91, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p106
Announces that on January 7, the Russian Orthodox Christmas was observed as a state holiday for the first time since 1918. Airing of church services on Russian television.
- Soviet Baptists new town. // Christian Century;4/10/91, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p394
Cites a recent report from the European Baptist Press Service which contends that a group of Baptists in the Soviet Union--known there as Evangelical Christians-Baptists--will soon establish what will amount to a new town. Many within the group are ex-convicts; Further details of the proposed...
- Grandmothers and the millennium of Russian Christianity. Robertson, D.L. // Christian Century;12/24/86 - 12/31/86, Vol. 103 Issue 45, p1175
Reports on the upcoming 1,000th anniversary of the beginning of Russian Christianity, and how the Soviet Union will handle the event.
- More Bibles for Russia. // Christian Century;7/29/87 - 8/5/87, Vol. 104 Issue 22, p650
Reports that Russian Christians are to receive a huge supply of Bibles and hymn books from the United Bible Societies, through a campaign partly funded by the American Bible Society.