Missionary activity of the Orthodox Church at the national outskirts of the Russian Empire (Turkestan example of the second half of the 19th - early 20th centuries)

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The article analyses missionary activity of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Turkestan region. The author shows that Orthodox missionary in the region of traditional Islam expansion was not supported by the Turkestan military administration (secretly it was even procrastinated by the administration). Mainly Orthodox missionary was aimed at turning pagans to Christians; the number of neophytes was not significant.

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I V Volkov

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

Email: ivolga54@gmail.com <mailto:ivolga54@gmail.com>
Кафедра истории и культурологи; Кыргызско-Российский Славянский университет; Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

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