The Battle for Russia’s Souls
Proselytism and Orthodoxy in Russia: The New War for Souls
John Witte, Jr., and Michael Bourdeaux, editors.
New York: Maryknoll, 1999.
(353 pages; $25.00, paper)
by Kent R. Hill
The end of the cold war was greeted with a mixture of surprise, relief, and anticipation both in the West and in the countries of the former Soviet bloc. Not only did the specter of nuclear war and totalitarian oppression perceptibly recede, but there were also widespread hopes that prosperous, free economies, democracy, and religious freedom would fill the vacuum left by failed Marxism.
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