John P. Burgess teaches at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. His books include The East German Church and the End of Communism and Why Scripture Matters: Reading the Bible in a Time of Church Conflict.
Nigel Biggar thinks that Western Christians are willfully ignoring that soldiers and military action are essential to social peace and justice.
Lutherans and Methodists in Russia
The resurgence of religious life since the collapse of communism has greatly benefited the Orthodox Church. Protestant churches are few and far between.
The Pussy Riot protest
Pussy Riot became a cause célèbre for the Russian opposition and its Western supporters. Many Russian Orthodox believers saw things differently.