Religious Dissent in Russia: Old Believers. Installment 1: Periodicals, 1905-1918
The Old Believers movement Periodicals, 1905-1918 The series on the Old Believers provides a wide variety of materials that will help to shed new light on the fascinating history of this religious minority and its place in Russian history. The present installment includes the most prominent and widely read Old Believers’ periodicals published between 1905 and 1918. The collection includes, amongst others, journals of the
Zlatostrui, Mirskaia zhizni), of the so-called
Pomor´e Union (
Shchit very, Vestnik Vserossiĭ skogo soiuza khristian pomorskogo soglasiia), the Belokrinitskiĭ Hierarchy (
Tserkov’, Staroobriadcheskaia mysl’, Staroobriadets) and the Chapel Consent (
Ural´skiĭ staroobriadets). Published during one of the most dynamic and turbulent periods of Russian history, these periodicals allow us to appreciate the traditional, yet vibrant world of the Old Believers at the eve of the revolution.