The crazy glory of Russia. (reflections on the case of Pussy Riot by a dissident from the 70’s)

From “Grani.ru“ 22/8 2012, written by Alexandr Podrabinek. That was the name of a jewish human right-activist who spent time in jail under Brezhnev in the 70’s for the reason that he was actively struggling against the soviet, political  psychiatry. I have a suspicion that it is the same person.              […]

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Revolutionary grace?

About “The religious origins of the French Revolution” has Dale K Van Kley written in a not so easily read , but also interesting book . The author is obviously aiming towards that the Pope’s condemnation (Bull “Unigenitus“1713) of the so-called jansenist teaching – those who tried a milder version of reformation within the Catholic […]

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