MAKING HOME INTO THE 'WORLD' THE SPACE ASPECT OVER THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX TALES (Zadomowic sie w 'swiecie'. Oblicza przestrzeni w opowiesciach rosyjskich prawoslawnych)
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The article focuses on the space imaginary of the Russian orthodox believers after the collapse of the Soviet Union. I note the symbiosis of secular/sacral ways of space domestication that seems to be a Russian culture distinctive feature, and reflect on the connotation, which the secular state territory must evoke in a religious consciousness. Next, I try to reconstruct the orthodox space images generated when the territory of the atheistic USSR undergoes deconstruction and in the moment of a reliable stabilization when the new Russian cultural meta-narration obtains more and more concrete forms. I put a special attention to the category of 'world', that might be associated, in both space and axiological aspect, with the territory of the historical Russia. The article is based on the analysis of the 550 short narrations published in the orthodox papers of the investigated period.
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