Scientific Atheism, Institute of

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Scientific Atheism, Institute of

 

of the Academy of Social Sciences under the Central Committee of the CPSU; established in Moscow in 1964.

The institute coordinates the scientific work on atheism conducted by institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and institutions of higher education and of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR. It also carries out comprehensive research on topical problems of scientific atheism and religious history. The institute has a graduate school. Since 1966 it has been publishing the collection Voprosy nauchnogo ateizma (Problems of Scientific Atheism).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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