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or Doukhobors
[Russ.,=spirit wrestlers], religious group, prominent in Russia from the 18th to the 19th cent. The name was coined by the Orthodox opponents of the Dukhobors, who had originally called themselves Christians of the Universal Brotherhood.
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2009) (detailing significant terrorist movements and groups in Canadian history such as the SOF Doukhobors, Direct Action, the Liberation Tigers of Tamel Eelam, and the Kadhr family); Kent Roach, Canadian Experiences in Preventing and Combating Terrorism, in UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM IN AFRICA: BUILDING BRIDGES AND OVERCOMING THE GAPS, 117, 118-19 (Wafula Okumu & Anelli Botha eds.
16) In her introduction to the 1972 edition of Strangers within our Gates, Marilyn Barber stated that Arthur Ford wrote the sections on the Scandinavians, Doukhobors, Ruthenians, Poles, and immigrants from the Balkans.
For minorities such as Jews, Hutterites, Mennonites, Doukhobors, Hindus, Muslims, and others, ethnicity and religion are closely intertwined; their religion must be safeguarded to protect their ethnicity.
The plaintiffs in the Arishenkoff litigation were children of Sons of Freedom Doukhobors.
As Shaw points out, Mennonites, Quakers, Tunkers, Doukhobors, and eventually Christadelphians and Seventh-Day Adventists were granted exemption from military conscription on the basis of membership in a group, while members of the International Bible Student's Association (Jehovah's Witnesses after 1931) and Plymouth Brethren were not.
Doukhobors (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977); Orest Markovich Novitskii, O dukhobortsakh (Kiev: V tip.
government towards the Doukhobors from the Soviet Union shifted on
The original typescript of "Razumov" satirizes "the lawlessness in servitude" and the "lawlessness of their freedom" of a Russian religious sect who immigrate to a British dominion, again an unambiguous swipe at Tolstoy's defense of the Doukhobors, some of whom had chosen to immigrate to Canada following persecution from the Russian authorities (Higdon and Sheard 177).
Negotiating buck naked; Doukhobors, public policy, and conflict resolution.
He traces the historic difficulty Canada has had in accommodating the beliefs and practices of minority religious communities, beginning in the pre-Charter era with the Mennonites, Hutterites, and Doukhobors, and continuing with the Jehovah's Witnesses.
The Amish, Doukhobors, Hutterites, et cetera, never assimilated.
The caption identifies the women as members of the Doukhobors, natives of Russia who fled their homeland and settled in Canada.