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Published: 22 June 2021

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192896797

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Good for the Souls

A History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Nadieszda Kizenko

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • Challenges existing ideas about the relationship between Orthodoxy and the state in Russia
  • Uses previously undiscovered archival and visual sources to examine the tensions between the goals of Church and state, and those of the population
  • Studies confession as a form of autobiography in Russian culture