1 Foreword 2 Preface 3 Introduction: Eastern Orthodoxy in a Global Age: Preliminary Considerations Part 4 East European Experiences 5 Globalization and Identity Discourse in Russian Orthodoxy 6 From Hot War to Cold Integration? Serbian Orthodox Voices on Globalization and the European Union 7 Orthodoxy as Public Religion in Post-1989 Greece 8 Church, Identity, Politics: Ecclesiastical Functions and Expectations Toward Churches in Post-1989 Romania 9 Globalization, Nationalism, and Orthodoxy: The Case of Ukranian Nation-Building Part 10 Comparative Perspectives and Transnational Connections 11 Orthodox Christianity, Rationalization, Modernization: A Reassessment 12 A Transnational Religious Community Gathers Around an Icon: The Return of the Tsar 13 Living Eastern Orthodox Religion in the United States 14 The Greek Orthodox Church in the US: Crisis or Transition? 15 Bibliographical Notes 16 Index
Victor Roudometof is assistant professor of Sociology at the University of Cyprus. Alexander Agadjanian is teaching at the Center for the Study of Religion, Russian State University of Humanities, Moscow. Jerry Pankhurst is professor of Sociology at Wittenberg University.
Eastern Orthodoxy in a Global Age is a valuable
contribution....[It] is a highly welcome addition to the literature
of religion and globalization.
*Oxford University Press*
Very simply, this is an important book...Throughout the volume, we see that there has been a very thoughtful and thorough scholarly discussion...
*Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review*