The Olonets diocese monasteries: public role and main development trends (18th and early 20th centuries)Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2023, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2023-10-25
Authors : Pulkin M.V.;
Page : 12-12
Keywords : asceticism; believers; monks; Orthodox communities; religious life;
The article discusses the revival and development of the problems of the Orthodox monastic communities in the Russian North after the destructive processes of secularization. The main part of the monasteries activity in the review period fell on the time of significant changes in the public consciousness caused by bourgeois reforms. In this regard, the significance of Orthodox monasteries as a stronghold of spirituality and Christian norms of life increased noticeably. The main attention in the article is paid to the problems of the internal life of Orthodox monasteries: economic processes, norms and features of the management of monasteries, the internal structure of monastic communities, control over their activities by the spiritual authorities.
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