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Churches and States - Studies on the History of Christianity in Ukraine

Churches and States - Studies on the History of Christianity in Ukraine

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Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9781932650068
Number of Pages: 440
Published: 03/03/2009
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.5 cm
This book collects nine articles that originally appeared in the journal "Harvard Ukrainian Studies" and that arose from the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute's Millennium Project, an initiative launched in the 1980s to celebrate one thousand years of the Christianization of Kyivan Rus'. The articles cover a wide array of subjects: the ecclesiastical structure of the Christian Church in Rus' in its earliest period (Andrzej Poppe); the conflict between Orthodoxy and the Uniate Church from 1569 to 1700 (Teresa Chynczewska-Hennel); an account of the Uniate Church and the partitions of Poland (Larry Wolff); the transformation of the Greek Catholic Church under the Austrian Empire (1848-1914) (John-Paul Himka); the Greek Catholic Church in the period between the two World Wars (Andrew Sorokowski); a rethinking of the relationship of Church and society in Galician Ukraine from 1914 to 1944 (Bohdan Budurowycz); and, the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine during the interwar period (Bohdan Bociurkiw). The book concludes with a bio-bibliography of Bohdan Bociurkiw, a scholar who devoted his career to the study of Ukrainian Church history (Andrii Krawchuk). These essays provide new insights and a fresh perspective to the discipline.

Halyna Hryn, Bohdan R. Bociurkiw, Bohdan Budurowycz

Halyna Hryn is the editor of Harvard Ukrainian Studies. Bohdan R. Bociurkiw was Professor of Political Science at Carleton University George G. Grabowicz is Dmytro Cyzevs'kyj Professor of Ukrainian Literature in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University. John-Paul Himka is Professor of History in the Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta.

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