Contents: Authority and the emergence of Christianity: Ante-Nicene period - Pax Romana: its origin and the significance
for Christianity – Constantine era and beyond - Eusebius’ vision – Muscovite Rus’ - Russian Christianity: Kievan Rus’– The
end of the Third Rome? - Nikon’s raskol – Under the shadow of the hammer and sickle - Bolshevik’s revolution: The end
of the Imperial dream?