[Religious Practices among the Chuvash Ethnic-Religious Groups]
Type of publication: Research Article
chuvash, religious practices, paganism, orthodox christianity, islam, syncretism, ethnic-religious groups
The author examines religious practices among three ethnic-religious groups of the Chuvash (Orthodox Christians, pagans, and Muslims) from the standpoint of religious behavior of their members and the ways of interpreting religious norms that have developed in the course of syncretic blending of traditional beliefs and cults (Chuvash paganism) with Christianity and Islam.
This research was supported by the following institutions and grants:
Russian Foundation for Humanities, grant no. 14-01-00360
Yagafova, E.A. 2015. Religioznye praktiki etnokonfessional’nykh grupp chuvashei [Religious Practices among the Chuvash Ethnic-Religious Groups]. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 5: 3-18
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