The Gothic versus the Russian. The conflict between the Church of the Goths and the Russian Orthodox Church: A comparison between the Church of the Goths (and similar churches) and the Moscow Patriarchate
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This essay is mainly about the Church of the Goths and about the Russian Orthodox Church, and their conflict. The essay will be focusing about important persons in these two churches. This essay will be tracing back the roots of the Church of the Goths, since it is a church, that is unknown by most people in this world. My research will be making a distinction of the differences between the Church of the Goths and the Russian Orthodox Church. This essay will also be discussing the heritage of the Gothic people and the theories of the Goths.The methods in the essay, is academic sources, information from the Church of the Goths and from the Russian Orthodox Church. The results shows how the information was found, and now it is published for the first time about the Church of the Goths. This means the Church of the Goths has a stronger ground than first expected. The methods were comparing what the different sources says, and if it was possible to connect the Church of the Goths to the Metropolitanate of Gothia, and so on.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 47 p.
The Church of the Goths; True Orthodox Christians; True Orthodox Church, The Russian Orthodox Church, The Moscow Patriarchate; The Archdiocese of the Goths; Orthodox Christianity; Sweden; Russia; Goths; the seven councils of Christianity; Archbishop Ambrose von Sievers; Bishop Teodorik Sutter; Archbishop Andrew of Ufa; Archbishop Tikhon; Soviet Union; Ukraine; Vistula; Gothicism; National Romanticism; Crimea; Crimean peninsula; swastika; Eagle of Israel; Mangup Kale; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Stalin; Communist Party; The Catacomb Church; the catacombists; Nicaea; Byzantium; The Metropolitanate of Gothia
Götaland; Götar; Goter; Gotiska kyrkan; Gotiska Ärkestiftet
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-26798OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-26798DiVA: diva2:800409
Subject / course
The Study of Religions
Straarup, Jørgen, Professor