‘How to Build a Godless Corner:’ Oppression, Propaganda, Resistance and the Soviet Secularization Experiment

Marie-Christine Jutras

Abstract


The Soviet government utilized a variety of tactics while attempting to secularize the U.S.S.R. Oppression of the Russian Orthodox Church demonstrates how interconnected faith and the former tsarist regime were. It is ironic that while trying to wipe out religion, the Bolsheviks replacement methods carried religious-type qualities as well.

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