Moscow Theological Seminary (MTS) is the center for all ministry and congregational leadership training for the Russian Baptist Union. The Russian Baptist Union, founded more than 140 years ago, is the largest evangelical protestant group in Russia. Moscow Theological Seminary operates nine Learning Centers across Russia: Moscow, Chita, Chelyabinsk, Golgotha, Noyabrsk, Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Rostov-on-Don, North Caucasus […]
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Coleman is an associate professor of history and classics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She studies religion in Russia. Her current research is based on a book project, “Holy Kyiv: Priests, Communities, and Nationality in Imperial Russia, 1800-1917,” which explores the ethno-religious diversity of Kyiv diocese its relationship with the pastoral mission of […]
June 18, 2013, Los Angeles Times article about Russia’s parliament voting to approve a law that bans the adoption of Russian orphans by foreign same-sex married couples or by single persons from countries where same-sex marriages are allowed.
Eugene J. Clay is an associate professor in religious studies at Arizona State University in Tempe. His publications include “Russian Orthodoxy,” published in Religion and American Cultures: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity and Popular Expressions.
Stephen K. Batalden is a history professor at Arizona State University in Tempe. He is the editor of Seeking God: The Recovery of Religious Identity in Orthodox Russia, Ukraine and Georgia.
Read a Feb. 1, 2009, New York Times story on the installation of a new patriarch for the Russian Orthodox Church. He was the first patriarch elected since the fall of the Soviet Union.
“Soul of Russia: Driven underground for 75 years, the faith of the Russian tsars now enjoys favored status”
Read an April 2009 National Geographic story on the new Russian Orthodox Church rising after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Religious Books for Russia was founded in 1979 to provide religious books for Orthodox Christians in the Soviet Union. Since it is now possible to publish and distribute religious literature in Russia, the organization, which is based in LaGrangeville, N.Y., assists with the publication in Russia of the best contemporary Orthodox theological and educational materials. […]