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Faith and Science in Russian Religious Thought

Teresa Obolevitch


The book brings forth a comprehensive presentation of one of the most interesting of contemporary issues, namely an analysis of the relation between science and faith in Russian religious thought. It is a synthetic approach on the development of the problem throughout the whole history of Russian thought, starting from the medieval period and arriving in contemporary times. The key topic is considered the relationship between science and religion in the eighteenth century, the so-called academic philosophy of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the thought of Peter Chaadaev, the Slavophile ... More

Keywords: Orthodoxy, science and religion, Vladimir Soloviev, Nikolai Lossky, Fr. Pavel Florensky, Semen Frank, Russian existential philosophy, onomatodoxy, Russian Cosmism, Neopatristic synthesis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198838173
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198838173.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Teresa Obolevitch, author
Head of the Chair of Russian and Byzantine Philosophy, The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow