On March 23, 2018 a scientific and practical conference “Typology of Contemporary Russian Orthodoxy and its projection in the social sphere” took place at the St. Philaret Orthodox Christian Institute (Moscow). Elena Prutskova and Kirill Markin, researchers of the “Sociology of Religion” scientific laboratory at the PSTU, presented a paper “Typology of the Orthodox: An approach for studying societies characterized by the plurality of social forms of religiosity”. Possible types of weak religiosity in contemporary Russian society were discussed in the presentation. The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research No. 16-23-41006 within the framework of the project “Religion and patterns of social and economic organization. Elective affinity between religion and economy in Christian denominations in Switzerland and Russia”.