December 6th Nikolay Emeliyanov successfully defended his Doctoral Thesis and recieved the Doctor of Philosophy degree.
The title of his Thesis is “The Role of a Priest in the Formation of Religious Practices in Contemporary Russian Orthodox Church”.
Research of N.Emeliyanov discusses important and largely disregarded in russian social and religious studies subject – the role of clergy in the religious situation in contemporary Russia.
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Main issues of the research are presented in the scientific articles by the author: