Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


Антисемитская риторика иеромонаха Илиодора (Труфанова) как отражение кризиса Русской Православной Церкви в начале ХХ века

Статья посвящена анализу антисемиткой риторики иеромонаха Илиодора (Труфанова) как одного из скандальных церковных деятелей Российской империи начала XX в. В контексте синодального кризиса рассматривается процесс политизации РПЦ, путем превращения ее в инструмент обслуживания национальной идеологии. Маркером кризиса церковной и всей государственной системы стал еврейский вопрос, раскрывающий причины упадка синодальной системы и политизации духовенства. Взгляды иеромонаха Илиодора – яркое тому подтверждение.


Article is devoted to historiographical analysis of the scientific problem of social service of the Russian Orthodox Church in the second half of XIX – early XX centuries. the latest local historical research. Highlight the achievements of modern Russian authors to identify and explore key areas, which were implemented in the social ministry of the church during this period, the ways of further research topics. 

Atheistic propaganda in the USSR in 1954-1964 (on the materials of the Kursk region)

The article has the goal to investigate peculiarities of the anti-religious propaganda in the Kursk land during N.S. Khrushchev was the general secretary of the Soviet Union. The use of various archives’ information allows discovering main directions of scientific-atheistic education of local population, considering reflection of the whole-union processes on the situation in the Kursk region, estimating results of anti-church soviet power’s activity.

Приходы восточно-украинских епархий в системе церковно-государственных отношений в 1958–1965 годах (по материалам отчетов уполномоченных по делам РПЦ)

Статья представляет собой анализ государственной политики по отношению к приходам восточно-украинских епархий в
1958–1965 гг. Особое внимание уделено отчетно-информационным докладам и докладным запискам уполномоченных по делам
Русской православной церкви в областях Восточной Украины. Делается вывод об определяющей роли субъективных факторов
в диалоге Церкви и государства.

The Activity of Authorized Council of the Russian Orthodox Church affairs in the Multicultural National Region: Characteristics and Problems (Dagestan ASSR as an Example)

In the present article, the author’s attention is focused on the activities of the regional authorized agents of the Council for Russian Orthodox Church in the Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the postwar period. There are the basic complexes of problems faced by the authorized agents in the multinational region at that time. Among them are processes associated with renovation churches in the republic and issues related to the registration of the Orthodox churches.

Relations between the Russian and Constantinople Orthodox Churches in the XX century

 The article examines the relations between the two Orthodox churches, each of which occupies a specific place in world Orthodoxy, at a crucial historical period for both of them, using factual material and its analysis in political, canonical and spiritual dimensions. It is concluded that political and situational expediency cannot justify a departure from the essence of Orthodoxy both in inter-Orthodox relations and in the activities of its hierarchs.