The latest issue of Russian History has been released – and it contains more selected papers from the second conference of the Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture (ASEC), “Centers and Peripheries: Interaction and Exchange in the Social, Cultural, Historical, and Regional Situations of Eastern Christianity” that was held at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, October 5–6, 2007.
- See the ScriptoriaSlavica blog post “News of ASEC 2013 Conference Participants” for the table of contents of Russian History 40.1 (2013), which contains part 1 of the 2007 ASEC proceedings.
Russian History 40.2 (2013): Centers and Peripheries in Eastern Christianity–Part 2.
Guest editors: J. Eugene Clay, Russell E. Martin, Barbara J. Skinner
Section 3. Community: Social and Perceptual Dynamics of the Center
Charles J. Halperin, “Church Immunities in Practice During the Reign of Ivan IV”
Marlyn Miller, “Social Revolution in Russian Female Monasticism: The Case of the Convent of the Intercession, 1700-1917 ”
Sergei I. Zhuk, “Popular Religiosity in the ‘Closed City’ of Soviet Ukraine: Cultural Consumption and Religion During Late Socialism, 1959-1984”
Amy A. Slagle, “A View from the Pew: Lay Orthodox Christian Perspectives on American Religious Diversity”
Section 4. Division and Inclusion: Defining Center and Peripheries of Orthodoxy
J. Eugene Clay, “Russian Spiritual Christianity and the Closing of the Black-Earth Frontier: The First Heresy Trials of the Dukhobors in the 1760s”
Page Herrlinger, “Trials of the Unorthodox Orthodox: The Followers of Brother Ioann Churikov and Their Critics in Modern Russia”
Bryan Rennie, “Mircea Eliade’s Understanding of Religion and Eastern Christian Thought”
- See also the ScriptoriaSlavica blog posts “ASEC Conference, Day 1: March 8, 2013” and “ASEC Conference, Day 2: March 9, 2013” for list of papers presented at the 2013 ASEC conference.
Source of the Russian History 40.2 table of contents: Lawrence Langer (University of Connecticut) via the Early Slavic Studies listserv.