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Religions In Russia Todayppt

  1. 1. Religions in Russia today
  2. 2. what are the common characteristics of religious in Russia today?
  3. 3. population 142.5 million 4 major religions
  4. 4. what religious are dominant in Russia ? why?
  5. 5. 4 major religions are official in Russia: Orthodox Christianity 120 000 000 Islam 14 000 000 Buddhism 900 000 Judaism 450 000
  6. 6. other religions in Russia Roman Catholicism Baptists Pentecostals Lutherans other Protestant churches Old Believers Krishnaism Shamanism and other pagan beliefs
  7. 7. up to half of Russians declare themselves atheists why?
  8. 8. Some residents of the Siberian and Far Eastern regions, Yakutia, Chukotka, etc., practice shamanist, pantheistic, and pagan rites, along with the major religions. why?
  9. 9. Russian Orthodoxy
  10. 10. the Cathedral of Christ the Savior
  11. 11. up to 60% of citizens of Russia, including up to 80% of ethnic Russians, have identified themselves as Orthodox Of these approximately 2-4% of the general population are integrated into church life while others attend on a less regular basis or not at all Why do they identify themselves as Orthodox? why?
  12. 12. official p ublic holidays New Year’s (January 1–2) Orthodox Christmas (January 7) Women’s Day (March 8) Orthodox Easter Monday May Day (May 1–2) Victory Day (May 9) Russia Independence Day (June 12) National Unity Day (November 4) Constitution Day (December 12)
  13. 13. Russian Orthodox Church used the old Julian calendar that now falls 13 days behind Instead of December 25 Russian Christmas is marked on January 7. The same goes for the other religious holidays – when Europe’s finished celebrating, Russia only begins to gear up for the festivities.
  14. 14. Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Кирилл, Патриарх Московский и Всея Руси
  16. 16. Symbols of Russia and Russian Orthodoxy
  17. 19. Russian Orthodoxy and Russian Government
  18. 20. Catholic C athedral in Moscow
  19. 21. Islam
  20. 22. Russia’s second most popular religion is Islam. It’s thought the country is home to around 14 to 20 million Muslims, making up 10 to 16 per cent of Russia’s population. Almost all Russian Muslims are Sunnis but there are small pockets of Shiites in the Caucasus. Russia’s Muslims mainly live in the Volga Region and the North Caucasus, although Moscow and St. Petersburg also have thriving local communities
  21. 23. The largest Islamic centres are Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. The republic of Tatarstan on the Volga River has as many as 1150 mosques. Its capital Kazan, an ancient Tatar stronghold, boasts the largest mosque in Russia and, reputedly, in Europe – the Qolsharif Mosque.
  22. 24. the Qolsharif Mosque
  23. 25. Nafigulla Ashirov the chief mufti of the Asian part of Russia
  24. 26. only 7 to 9 million Muslims actively practice Islam by performing 5 daily prayers, fasting, and abstinence from certain foods and drinks. why?
  25. 27. Islam is the fastest growing religion in Russia why?
  26. 28. 1 of 5 Russians may be Muslim in 2020
  27. 29. Russia has an estimated 3 million to 4 million Muslim migrants from the ex-Soviet states. Most Muslims live in the Volga-Ural region, as well as in the North Caucasus, Moscow, St. Petersburg and western Siberia.
  28. 30. Muslim communities are concentrated among minority nationalities residing between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea: Adyghe, Balkars, Chechens, Circassians, Ingush, Kabardin, Karachay, and numerous Dagestani peoples. Also, in the middle of the Volga Basin reside populations of Tatars and Bashkirs, the majority of whom are Muslims.
  29. 33. Today the peoples of the Northern and Southern Caucasus tend to be either Orthodox Christians or Sunni Muslims.
  30. 34. Saint Petersburg Mosque
  31. 35. Grozny Kadyrov Mosque
  32. 36. Judaism
  33. 37. Moscow Synagogue
  34. 39. Jewish Autonomous Oblast on the map of Russia
  35. 40. Most Russian Jews are secular and identify themselves as Jews via ethnicity rather than religion why?
  36. 41. Russian Jews are Henri Reznik Roman Abramovich Mikhail Fridman Viktor Vekselberg Mikhail Khodorkovsky Boris Berezovsky Leonid Nevzlin Vladimir Gusinsky
  37. 42. The central Jewish organization is the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS under the leadership of Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar.
  38. 43. in the Russian language where there are two terms for "Jew" еврей ("Yevrey" - Hebrew) typically denotes a Jewish ethnicity, иудей ("Iudey" - Judean) is reserved for denoting a follower of the Jewish religion, although the latter term has mostly fallen out of use
  39. 44. Berl Lazar and Putin in 2005
  40. 45. the Chief Rabbi of Russia
  41. 46. Large Choral Synanogue in St. Petersburg
  42. 47. Buddism
  43. 48. Ivolga monastery
  44. 49. Golden Temple Elista
  45. 52. Буддийский храм в Санкт-Петербурге Buddizm Church, SPeterburg
  46. 53. Buddhism is traditional for Russian 3 regions: Buryatia Tuva Kalmykia
  47. 54. Kalmykia It is the only state in Europe where the dominant religion is Buddhism. It has also become famous because its current government has made it the chess center of the world.
  48. 55. Republic of Kalmykia
  49. 56. Buryat Republic
  50. 57. the Ivolginsky datsan, one of the most important Buddhist temples
  51. 58. Ivolginsky datsan
  52. 59. what are the common characteristics of religious in Russia today?
  53. 60. Olga Mukhortova