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Morality and Reality: the Life and Times of Andrei Sheptytsḱyi

Subject: Religion
Description: Andrei Sheptyts'kyi (1865–1944), metropolitan-archbishop of the Greek Catholic Church in Galicia, was a towering figure in twentieth-century Ukrainian life. This collection of twenty-one essays examines Metropolitan Sheptyts'kyi as church hierarch, theologian, ecumenist, national leader, and philanthropist.

The essays include:

Wolfdieter Bihl: Sheptyts'kyi and the Austrian Government

John-Paul Himka: Sheptyts'kyi and the Ukrainian National Movement before 1914

Bohdan Budorowycz: Sheptyts'kyi and the Ukrainian National Movement after 1914

Ryszard Torzecki: Sheptyts'kyi and Polish Society

Bohdan R. Bociurkiw: Sheptyts'kyi and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church under Soviet Occupation

Hansjakob Stehle: Sheptyts'kyi and the German Regime

Shimon Redlich: Sheptyts'kyi and the Jews

Petro B. T. Bilaniuk: Sheptyts'kyi's Theological Thought

Lubomyr Husar: Sheptyts'kyi and Ecumenism

Victor J. Pospishil: Sheptyts'kyi and Liturgical Reform

Brian R. Keleher: Sheptyts'kyi and Three Converts from the West

Andrii Krawchuk: Sheptyts'kyi and the Ethics of Christian Social Action

Ann Slusarczuk Sirka: Sheptyts'kyi in Education and Philanthropy

Myroslava M. Mudrak: Sheptyts'kyi as Patron of the Arts

Ivan Muzyczka: Sheptyts'kyi in the Russian Empire

Bohdan Kazymyra: Sheptyts'kyi and Ukrainians in Canada

Bohdan P. Procko: Sheptyts'kyi and Ukrainians in the United States

Athanasius B. Pekar: Sheptyts'kyi and the Carpatho-Ruthenians in the United States

Andrzej Zieba: Sheptyts'kyi in Polish Public Opinion

Roman Waschuk: The Symbol of Sheptyts'kyi in Soviet Ideology

Michael Hrynchyshyn: Western Historiography and Future Research

Acclaimed as a classic reference work, this substantial volume also includes a six-page chronology of Sheptyts'kyi's life, three genealogical charts, two maps, and more than 50 photographs.

The introduction, "The Chuch between East and West: The Context of Sheptyts'kyi's Thought," was written by leading church historian Jaroslav Pelikan.
Publisher: CIUS
Date: 1989
Rights: Made available electronically with permission of Paul Robert Magocsi
Language: English





Edited by Magocsi, Paul R; Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies , “Morality and Reality: the Life and Times of Andrei Sheptytsḱyi,” CIUS-Archives, accessed April 20, 2024,
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