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AuthorMylonas, Christos
TitleSerbian orthodox fundamentals [electronic resource] : the quest for an eternal identity / Christos Mylonas
Imprint Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2003
Connect tohttp://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=90250
Descript xvi, 298 p

CONTENT

1. Nation, religion and fundamentalism -- Synopsis -- The basic argument -- "And the earth was without form and void" -- What is religion? -- "If God does not exist, He would have to be invented" -- Communio in sacris -- Defining the "national" within the "Serbian" -- The "fundamentalist" discourse -- Accounting for "fundamentalism" in Serbia -- Conclusion -- 2. Orthodoxy and Serbian national identity -- Synopsis -- Introduction -- The "doctrinal" content of orthodoxy -- The creation of man in the "image and likeness of God" -- The triune God: Father, Son and the Holy Spirit -- The "functional" "cultus" content of orthodoxy -- The role of the orthodox liturgy -- The "normative" expressions of orthodoxy -- Baptism and chrismation -- The Eucharist -- The holy matrimony of marriage -- Orthodox iconography -- Serbian orthodoxy -- The foundations of the Serbian orthodoxy -- Orthodoxy as the sacralisation of the Serbian identity -- Krsna slava -- The religious (non) affinity of the Serbs -- Conclusion -- 3. Homo serbicus -- Synopsis -- The moral and ethical construction of the Serbian cosmology -- Homo serbicus (historical and territorial hypostases) -- The "love ethic" -- Honour -- The concept of heroism -- The concept of freedom -- The concepts of justice and vengeance -- Unity in diversity -- The zadruga -- Kumstvo -- Homo serbicus (Balkan mentality) -- Homo serbicus (mere stereotypes?) -- Conclusion -- 4. The pursuit of "secular" salvation -- Synopsis -- "Vox populi or vox dei"? -- Serbian orthodoxy and Yugoslav communism -- Josip Broz Tito -- The Serbian monarchy -- The chetnik movement -- Slobodan Milosevic -- Orthodoxy and the culture of power in Serbia -- Serbian orthodoxy and democracy -- Conclusion -- 5. The pursuit of "sacrificial" salvation -- Synopsis -- National myth(s) and mythogenesis -- The Kosovo battle (1389) -- The legend of Kosovo -- Kosovo: the continuous dialogue between the present and the past -- The Kosovo "sacrifice" -- Conclusion -- 6. "To love your neighbour as yourself" -- Synopsis -- Homo homini lupus -- (Instrumental) violence and orthodoxy -- The Serbian warrior -- The "distortion" of brotherhood and unity -- God of life and death -- Homo et femina nervis laborans (psychosis)? -- Conclusion -- 7. The Balkan orthodox commonwealth -- Synopsis -- Orthodoxy as the sacralisation of Serbianhood -- The Greek orthodoxy -- The Bulgarian orthodoxy -- The Romanian orthodoxy -- Conclusion


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