Tag: Anthropology

Method and Consequence in the Study of U.S. Orthodoxy
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and the Academy

Method and Consequence in the Study of U.S. Orthodoxy

Much of the recent controversy about Sarah Riccardi-Swartz’s book Between Heaven and Russia (as well as the National Public Radio piece that highlighted her work along with that of other scholars investigating the influence of far-right currents within U.S. Orthodoxy) has exhibited some confusion about the epistemology of social science disciplines. Sarah’s book is an…

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Remembering Sergey Sergeevich Horujy (1941-2020)
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Remembering Sergey Sergeevich Horujy (1941-2020)

A towering intellectual voice in Russian Orthodoxy is no longer. Sergey Sergeevich Horujy passed away in Moscow on September 22, 2020. I write this note with great sadness and full of gratitude to a friend, teacher, and intellectual guide.   I first met Sergey Horujy in 2005 during the research for my doctoral dissertation. He…

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Portion of Nationalism…
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Theology

Give Us This Day Our Daily Portion of Nationalism…

I tried to stay away from publicly expressing my thoughts on the current church/autocephaly crisis in Ukraine, for many reasons. First of all, there are much more competent people who know the situation better than I do. Second, the issue of autocephaly of the church in Ukraine has, by now, escalated so dramatically that one…

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