The Western Front of the Eastern Church: Uniate and Orthodox Conflict in 18th-century Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia

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Northern Illinois University Press, 2009 - History - 295 pages
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Addresses religious and cultural shifts in Belarusian and Ikrainian provinces as they passed from Polish to Russian political control. Highlights overlapping confessional and political pressures that impacted development of the region through the modern era.

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Contents

Maps xiii
3
The Making of Two Ruthenian Confessions
18
Ruthenian Parish Life
42
Ruthenian Clergymen
65
New Forms of Opposition and Identity
88
Dissident Rights Rebellion and Repression
112
Inside the Russian Partition
144
A Continuing Struggle
169
The Reassertion of Orthodoxy under Russian Rule 17931796
196
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