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Paul W. Werth

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Wilson Center Project(s):
Toleration in the Russian Empire

Project Summary

Addresses a dimension of the Russian Empire’s religious experience by exploring discourses of religious tolerance and relating them to developing conceptions of citizenship. Hypothesizes that while explicitly more tolerant views on non-Orthodox religions acknowledged diversity and thereby implied a more inclusive set of standards for the formation of an empire-wide polity, these views simultaneously contributed to the constitution of Orthodoxy as the ideal, if not indispensable foundations for modern forms of citizenness.

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