Me refiero al <<Pomestny Sobor
Rossiyskoy Pravoslavnoy Cerkvi>> ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]), es decir, al Concilio Local de la Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa, que tuvo lugar en Moscu entre los anos 1917 y 1918.
In February 2004, at the initiative of my Church, the World Russian People's Sobor
(Assembly) adopted The Code of Moral Principles and Rules in Economy, which was offered to the state, entrepreneurs and workers.
Rilke's narrator in this collection is an Orthodox monk and icon painter, a fusing of priest and artist who relates icon-like scenes in the Orthodox context: Selten ist Sonne im Sobor
. Die Wande wachsen aus Gestalten, und durch die Jungfraun und die Alten drangt sich, wie Flugel im Entfalten, das goldene, das Kaiser-Tor.
Two important developments followed within a very short period.(58) First, from November 1994 a number of Russian provinces introduced local restrictive anti-missionary laws and regulations.(59) Second, in December 1994 the Archbishop's Council (Sobor
) of the Russian Orthodox Church issued a very powerful resolution, which echoed the seminar's ideology:
Together with "a genuine religious revival among the new generation" and the "rediscovered concept of togetherness, or sobornost" (appropriately, the "Russian word sobor
means a gathering, community and cathedral"), such revived cultural memories help to provide what Burke termed the 'collective texture' out of which identity is woven (n.p.).
The regeneration of sobornost' as a philosophical and religious precept -- it was first introduced by the Slavophiles early in the nineteenth century -- was inspired by Vladimir Soloviev (1853-1900) and entered the political forum with the publication of Vekhi (Landmarks/Milestones) in 1909.(4) Despite some success in religious matters as demonstrated in the great Orthodox Christian Church Sobor
of 1917-18, Bolshevik repression of all things spiritual firmly squelched any continued growth of sobornost' in the new Soviet Russia.
Sometimes roughly translated as 'conciliarity' - a Sobor
is a church council - it became popular in nineteenth-century Russian writing about the Church, and Litvack quotes Sergius Bulgakov's definition of it as 'unity in multiplicity, a symphony in which many motives and voices are harmonised'.
Irina Shadrina, a leader of SOBOR
, one of the more "respectable" nationalist groups, contends that "Russia was dismembered" by the United States, but that standing behind the United States were "the Zio-Nazi forces, organized by the Masons." SOBOR
's principal aim is "restoration of the territorial integrity of the state," which includes the areas outside Russia with large Russian populations.
One of the strongest of the groups to emerge in recent months is the Russki Nationalni Sobor
(Russian National Assembly) headed by (former KGB general Alexander) Sterligov.
Y peth mawr ers tua 3 blynedd yw fod sicrwydd y cewch Meic sobor
. Alun Llwyd oedd yn arwain y noson, a bu'n ddigon dewr i roi cynnig ar sesiwn holi ac ateb efo'r Lejend.
Kachalova et al., Bl-agoveshchenskii sobor
Moskovskogo Kremlia: K 500-letiiu unikal 'nogo pamiatnika russkoi kul 'tury (Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1990), 61-62.