NATIONAL RELIGIOUS CULTURE IN THE 1940s: THE STALINGRAD OBLAST CASE STUDY

Redkina Olga Yurievna
Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, History, International Relations and Social Technologies, Volgograd State University
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Mordvinov Sergey Valeryevich
Degree-seeking student, Department of International Relations and Area Studies, leading research fellow at the Department of Search Activities, State Historical-Memorial Museum-Reserve "Battle of Stalingrad"
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Abstract: The revival of national religious culture in the Soviet society in the 1940s is shown in the article. The authors reveal an aspiration of believing people to restore on a full scale the traditional Orthodox parish culture. They showed the presence of alternative Orthodox culture and Orthodox-pagan folk beliefs. The informal national religious culture had a serious impact on governmental bodies in the 1940s. Under its pressure the positions of the Orthodox Church in the Soviet society became stronger.

Key words: national religious culture, paganism and Orthodoxy, pilgrimage to water sources,religious holidays, superstitions.

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