The Abandoned City and the City Rediscoved. The Fate of St. Sergius of Radonezh and Other Fathers of the Russian Church

Управленческое консультирование. 2018;0(6):200-206


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Journal Title: Управленческое консультирование

ISSN: 1726-1139 (Print); 1816-8590 (Online)

Publisher: North-West institute of management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Society/Institution: Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

LCC Subject Category: Political science: Political institutions and public administration (General)

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian, English

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Olga Viktorovna Kireeva (State Polar Academy)


Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The article is devoted to the Genesis of monasticism in Ancient Russia as the earliest form of deurbanization in Russian culture. The reasons of the rejection of mundane life, the creation of monasteries accoding to the image of the “heavenly city” and causes the return of the monks to the city “sinful” are analysed, the forms of monasticism, the fate of the hermits and monks in extant sources are considered.