Table of Contents:
  • Religious diplomacy in international and inter-Orthodox relations / Greg Simons
  • Religious, cultural and political dimensions of winter-bathing in Russia / Per-Arne Bodin
  • "Orthodoxy or death!" : political orthodoxy in Russia / Maria Engström
  • Shamanism and ethnos-building in Russia / Olle Sundström
  • The "approved" and the "disapproved" : Islam in Russia / Kaarina Aitamurto
  • Islamic opposition in Azerbaijan : discursive conflicts and beyond / Sofie Bedford
  • Religion and nation-building in Estonia : some perspectives on secular society / Ringo Ringvee
  • Church and state relations in Poland, with special focus on the radio station / Mary Konrad Pędziwiatr
  • Majority, minorities and religious pluralism in Romania / Catalin Ionete
  • Comparative conclusions and wider implications / Greg Simons and David Westerlund.