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Title Letters from heaven : popular religion in Russia and Ukraine / edited by John-Paul Himka and Andriy Zayarnyuk
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BX485 .L48 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020663580
Descript viii, 277 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Death ritual among Russian and Ukrainian peasants : linkages between the living and the dead / Christine D. Worobec -- Folk orthodoxy popular religion in contemporary Ukraine / Natalie Kononenko -- The miracle as sign and proof : 'miraculous semiotics' in the medieval and early modern Ukrainian mentality / Roman Holyk -- Sexuality and gender in early modern Russian orthodoxy : sin and virtue in cultural context / Valerie A. Kivelson -- The Christian sources of the cult of St Paraskeva / Eve Levin -- Popular religion in the time of Peter the Great / Paul Bushkovitch -- Letters from heaven : an encounter between the 'national movement' and 'popular culture' / Andriy Zayarnyuk -- For the beauty of God's house : notes on icon vestments and decorations in the Ruthenian Church / Sophia Senyk -- 'Social' elements in Ukrainian icons of the Last Judgment through the eighteenth century / John-Paul Himka -- Between 'popular' and 'official' : akafisty hymns and Marian icons in late imperial Russia / Vera Shevzov
Subject Russia -- Religion
Ukraine -- Religion
Religion and culture -- Russia
Religion and culture -- Ukraine
Orthodox Eastern Church -- Russia -- History
Orthodox Eastern Church -- Ukraine -- History
Russia -- History
Ukraine -- History
Russie -- Religion
Ukraine -- Religion
Religion et culture -- Russie
Religion et culture -- Ukraine
Église orthodoxe -- Russie -- Histoire
Église orthodoxe -- Ukraine -- Histoire
Russie -- Histoire
Ukraine -- Histoire
Alt Author Himka, John-Paul, 1949-
Zayarnyuk, Andriy, 1975-
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