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Golubinsky, Evgeny Evsigneyevich
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(Feb 28, 1834, Kostroma, Russia – Jan 7, 1912, Sergiyev Posad, Russia). Golubinsky's magum opus is the still indispensable Istoriia russkoi tserkvi [History of the Russian Church]. It covers the 10th–16th centuries and was published in two double volumes (1880–1881, 21900; fragments of vol. II/2 appeared posthumously in 1917). He divides Russian church history into two eras: the age of “scribalism” prior to Peter the Great, and the age of “Enlightenment” after Peter, which Golubinsky hails as progress. His source-critic…

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Oswalt, Julia, “Golubinsky, Evgeny Evsigneyevich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08835>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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