Download PDF by Paul Gabel: And God Created Lenin: Marxism vs Religion In Russia,

By Paul Gabel

ISBN-10: 1591023068

ISBN-13: 9781591023067

This book examines intensive the clash among Lenin's logic-driven efforts to stamp out faith and the church buildings' passionate makes an attempt to save lots of themselves from obliteration. It appears to be like at either side objectively and admits that they either offered powerful instances. during this completely researched but available research, historian Paul Gabel bargains a brand new knowing of the one attempt in global background to dissatisfied the universality of religion.

Besides the most clash among the Russian Orthodox Church and the atheist country, Gabel additionally considers the tensions that this crusade opposed to faith prompted in the Communist celebration. additionally, he discusses the sour hatred dividing the Orthodox factions that refused cooperation with the govt. from those who attempted to evolve the church to communism.

Was the failure of Soviet communism to remove faith easily a question of functional miscalculation, or was once this attempt, in mild of the patience of faith all through historical past, finally unrealistic and doomed from the beginning? this can be the major query that Gabel's attention-grabbing, insightful narrative makes an attempt to answer.

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