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The American YMCA and Russian Culture: The Preservation and Expansion of Orthodox Christianity, 1900-1940

History


by
Matthew Lee Miller

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 300 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In The American YMCA and Russian Culture, Matthew Lee Miller explores the impact of the philanthropic activities of the Young Men’s Christian Association on Russians during the late imperial and early Soviet periods.  During the First World War, the Association organized assistance for prisoners of war, and after the emigration of many Russians to Europe, founded the YMCA Press and supported the St. Sergius Theological Academy; the author demonstrates that the YMCA contributed to the preservation, expansion, and enrichment of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.

In The American YMCA and Russian Culture, Matthew Lee Miller explores the impact of the philanthropic activities of the Young Men’s Christian Association on Russians during the late imperial and early Soviet periods.  During the First World War, the Association organized assistance for prisoners of war, and after the emigration of many Russians to Europe, founded the YMCA Press and supported the St. Sergius Theological Academy; the author demonstrates that the YMCA… (more)

In The American YMCA and Russian Culture, Matthew Lee Miller explores the impact of the philanthropic activities of the Young Men’s Christian Association on Russians during the late imperial and early Soviet periods.  During the First World War, the Association organized assistance for prisoners of war, and after the emigration of many Russians to Europe, founded the YMCA Press and supported the St. Sergius Theological Academy; the author demonstrates that the YMCA contributed to the preservation, expansion, and enrichment of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.

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