Nationalization of liturgy in the Orthodox Church of Finland in the 1920s-30s
What is it about?
The article explores the nationalization of the Orthodox Christian liturgical tradition in Finland in the 1920s-30s. It was a process through which the Finnish Orthodox tried to remove signs of Russian heritage from their church culture in order to prove their loyalty to the newly independent Republic of Finland.
Why is it important?
My research increases the understanding of the ways in which national and religious identities function in situations where a minority religion seeks for legitimacy in a nationalistically-driven society.
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