Russian Orthodox Church
The cult of Tsar Nicholas II and the resurrection of Russian Orthodox nationalism
The creation of a new body echoes old hostilities.
How did Russia's longstanding sense of grievance morph into a civil religion?
Since the Soviet collapse, Christianity has flourished. This poses its own challenges.
Philip Jenkins recommends the best recently published books in his field.
She died resisting the Nazis. Her critique of Christians in society still resonates today.
The unrest in Ukraine has led to calls to establish a national church. But which church should play this uniting role?
The Orthodox Church aligns itself closely with the government. Yet its leaders have also offered some help to movements that challenge the status quo.
Pussy Riot became a cause célèbre for the Russian opposition and its Western supporters. Many Russian Orthodox believers saw things differently.