Download PDF by Dimitry Pospielovsky: A History of Marxist-Leninist Atheism and Soviet

By Dimitry Pospielovsky

ISBN-10: 0312381328

ISBN-13: 9780312381325

ISBN-10: 0312381336

ISBN-13: 9780312381332

ISBN-10: 0333434404

ISBN-13: 9780333434406

ISBN-10: 1349188387

ISBN-13: 9781349188383

Show description

Read Online or Download A History of Marxist-Leninist Atheism and Soviet Antireligious Policies: Volume 1 of A History of Soviet Atheism in Theory and Practice, and the Believer PDF

Similar religious studies books

Get Set for Religious Studies - download pdf or read online

Faith is a driver in modern tradition and its research is significant to knowing the modern global. This e-book offers a transparent creation to the numerous subject matters and techniques of non secular reviews.

The Cosmology Of The Rigveda: An Essay (1887) by Henry White Wallis PDF

This e-book is a facsimile reprint and will include imperfections corresponding to marks, notations, marginalia and mistaken pages.

Download e-book for kindle: Wie glaubwürdig sind die Hadithe?: Die klassische islamische by Harald Motzki

​Der Aufsatz gibt einen Überblick über die Anstrengungen der muslimischen Gelehrten, die Glaubwürdigkeit der Hadithe festzustellen. Diese Überlieferungen vom Propheten Muhammad sind für die Muslime nach dem Koran die zweite bedeutende Quelle, aus der sie Richtlinien für ihren Glauben, ihr Denken und Handeln beziehen.

Download e-book for kindle: The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart RSCJ, Susie Lloyd

This ebook is a part of the TREDITION CLASSICS sequence. The creators of this sequence are united by way of ardour for literature and pushed by means of the purpose of constructing all public area books on hand in revealed layout back - all over the world. At tredition we think nice ebook by no means is going out of fashion. a number of as a rule non-profit literature tasks offer content material to tredition.

Extra resources for A History of Marxist-Leninist Atheism and Soviet Antireligious Policies: Volume 1 of A History of Soviet Atheism in Theory and Practice, and the Believer

Sample text

In the skirmish four civilians were killed and ten wounded. The subsequent trial resulted in the execution of eight priests, two laymen and one lay woman, and the imprisonment of twenty-five believers. 20 As the document shows, the real aim was to find an excuse to unleash wholesale terror against the Church and to misrepresent the Church's stand to the population in such a manner as to antagonize at least a sizeable part of it against the Church. 21 The final 'catch' ofthe Church treasures, confiscations ofless than 400 kg of gold and some 400 000 kg of silver, even in Izvestia's words was 'ridiculously insignificant'.

His vision of the Church was so primitive that he thought the cinema could effectively replace it for the masses. As for books andjournals, they would affect only the reading minority of the nation. 15 Logically Trotsky's simplistic view tallied with Lenin's epithet for religion as 'a moonshine' or Marx's 'opium for the Antireligious Policies, 1917-41 33 people'. This notion, however, allows religion to be written off as a subordinate class phenomenon which would pass away mechanically with the passing away of certain classes.

D. Bonch-Bruevich, that the education of the new Soviet man cannot be a spontaneous process. 'Propaganda "in the ranks of broad masses of all sorts of cultural, scientific, antireligious ... ' 5 Towards the end ofthis period it was decided to consolidate atheistic work centrally under the Agitation and Propaganda Department of the CP Central Committee (Agitprop for short, established in 1920), using the guidelines of Article 13 of the Russian Communist Party Programme, as it was then called (RCP for short), adopted by the 8th Party Congress, which stated: As far as religion is concerned, the RCP will not be satisfied by the decreed separation of Church and State [alone] ....

Download PDF sample

A History of Marxist-Leninist Atheism and Soviet Antireligious Policies: Volume 1 of A History of Soviet Atheism in Theory and Practice, and the Believer by Dimitry Pospielovsky


by Kevin
4.1

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 23 votes