The Religious Picture Today in the Soviet Union

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Richard Chartres looks in detail at a number of contemporary developments concerning the Soviet Union's Council for Religious Affairs. He considers the resurgence of Islam in Central Asian republics, Baptist advances in the Ukraine, and the sense of a religious 'Renaissance' among young, urban intellectuals in the USSR.

This lecture is part of Richard Chartres' series on Religion in Russia on the Eve of the Millennium. The other lectures in this series are:
     The Russian Orthodox Church Before the Revolution
The Christian Church in the Soviet Period

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This event was on Thu, 25 Jun 1987

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Dr Richard Chartres

Professor of Divinity

Richard John Carew Chartres is the 132nd Lord Bishop of London, being confirmed in office in November 1995. He was previously Bishop of Stepney (1992-1995) and Gresham Professor of Divinity (1987-1992).

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