The Orthodox Nationalist: Afanasy Shchapov (1830-1876)

Matt Johnson discusses:

  • The social and religious philosophy of Afanasy Shchapov
  • The essence of nationalism;
  • sobornost, properly defined;
  • Rousseaus general will and nationalism;
  • Herder and the Slavophiles.

By: Fr. Matthew Raphael Johnson

Matthew Raphael Johnson is a scholar of Russian Orthodox history and philosophy. His research interests focus on Russian political theory and religious ideas, concentrating on the central role of nationalism, Eurasianism and the Orthodox tradition as forms of rebellion against globalism and liberalism. His Orthodox Nationalist podcast series is available here.

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