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Religion and enlightenment in Catherinian Russia : the teachings of Metropolitan Platon

Title
Religion and enlightenment in Catherinian Russia : the teachings of Metropolitan Platon / Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter.
ISBN
9780875804699 (cloth)
0875804691 (cloth)
9781609090845 (e-book)
1609090845 (e-book)
Publication
DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, 2013.
Physical Description
x, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 23, 2013
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-182) and index.
Contents
The meaning of enlightenment
Enlightenment in a European setting
Religious enlightenment and enlightenment in Russia
Enlightenment in Russian Orthodoxy
Christian enlightenment and enlightenment learning
Spiritual and sensual wisdom
Enlightenment and the oneness of God's creation
Divine providence and human history
The spiritual feat of everyday life: celebration of Tsarevich Dimitrii
Absolute monarchy as Christian rulership
Enlightenment and historical consciousness
Free will and the human person
Free will as moral choice
Free will and religious toleration
From toleration to equality
Toward a definition of the Russian enlightenment
From state building to government by moral means
Unity and reconciliation in the Russian enlightenment
Limits to (the) enlightenment in Russia.
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