By Paul Gabel
Besides the most clash among the Russian Orthodox Church and the atheist country, Gabel additionally considers the tensions that this crusade opposed to faith triggered in the Communist celebration. additionally, he discusses the sour hatred dividing the Orthodox factions that refused cooperation with the govt. from those who attempted to conform the church to communism.
Was the failure of Soviet communism to get rid of faith easily a question of useful miscalculation, or was once this attempt, in gentle of the endurance of faith all through background, finally unrealistic and doomed from the beginning? this can be the main query that Gabel's interesting, insightful narrative makes an attempt to answer.
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