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Index of Names

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This index of the book Orthodox Paradoxes: Heterogeneities and Complexities in Contemporary Russian Orthodoxy presents a list of names of persons. The book looks at contemporary heterogeneities and transformations of Orthodox Tradition in some authoritative manifestations: the upsurge of fundamentalist and sectarian movements, and tensions in the contemporary reception of spiritual elders and in the canonization process of saints. It deals with the social role of Russian Orthodoxy with an excursion to the balancing of credenda and agenda. The book also explicitly addresses theological issues of Orthodoxy, and discusses the current role of women in Church hierarchy and some specific issues from the field of ecumenics.

Keywords: canonization process; Church hierarchy; ecumenics; Russian Orthodoxy; spiritual elders; theological issues



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