Filozofija I Društvo 23 (1):1-20 (2012)

Abstract
The article traces possible channels of influence of a religious factor on the formation of a specific Russian version of socialism. Using the logics of the M. Weber?s work?The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism?, I. Zabaev reveals the categories that played a dominating role in the people?s consciousness in the pre-revolutionary Russia. According to his conclusion, these categories were?obedience? and?resignation?. It was obedience and resignation that assured the salvation of an Orthodox person. In everyday life such orientations were easily transformed into the readiness to obey the?superior?. Once elaborated, they turned to be quite stable and, being separated from their religious roots, ensured a sort of asceticism on the secular path.
Keywords Protestant ethics, Orthodox ethics, Imperial Russia, Soviet Russia, priests, Russian monastic culture, officials
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.2298/fid1201001v
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 69,066
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Role of the Russian Orthodox Church in Shaping the Political Culture of Russia.Marina Gaskova - 2004 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 3 (7):111-122.
Stalin's Hollow Cross-the Russian Orthodox Church as a Tool of Soviet Foreign Policy.Jordan Hupka - 2011 - Constellations (University of Alberta Student Journal) 2 (2):31-40.
What is Orthodox Christian Medicine?Alexander Nedostup - 2011 - Studies in Christian Ethics 24 (4):441-448.
On the Issue of Religious Tolerance in Modern Russia: National Identity and Religion.Dmitry A. Golovushkin - 2004 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 3 (7):101-110.
Main Currents of Post-Soviet Philosophy in Russia.James P. Scanlan - 2001 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:121-129.
Kant and Orthodox Thought in Russia.Krouglov An - 2011 - Russian Studies in Philosophy 49 (4).
Modernity and its Critique in 20th Century Russian Orthodox Thought.Kristina Stöckl - 2006 - Studies in East European Thought 58 (4):243 - 269.
Kant and Orthodox Thought in Russia.Alexei N. Krouglov - 2011 - Russian Studies in Philosophy 49 (4):10-33.
A Moral and Ethical Assemblage in Russian Orthodox Drug Rehabilitation.Jarrett Zigon - 2011 - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 39 (1):30-50.
Philosophy in Post-Soviet Russia (1992--1997).Valentin Bazhanov - 1999 - Studies in East European Thought 51 (3):219-241.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2014-01-17

Total views
14 ( #728,779 of 2,498,784 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #421,542 of 2,498,784 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes