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Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CCCU HIS - Seminar I: History and Sociology of Religion in Russia

4 Credits

This seminar delves into the history of religion in Russia dating from the beginnings of Christianity in the tenth century to the present day, with emphasis on Orthodoxy and Protestantism. It includes study of the persecution during the Soviet era and the flourishing of religious activity in post-Soviet years. The course also looks at the current government regulations from various points of view. Included are visits to numerous churches and cathedrals in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhni Novgorod, as well as guest lectures by representatives of Russian Orthodox, Protestant and other religious perspectives.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities program in consultation with the vice president of Academic Affairs