Women religious schools of the Diocese of Polotsk as a treasure of Christian values and the spirit of school education



Beginning of the XIX century was a difficult and crucial period in the history of Orthodoxy in Belarus. It was time of the end of the rule of the Uniate Church. Both in the political and socio-cultural life were the motive for the revival of Orthodox spirituality and a return to Christian values of the early Christian period. In this article there is considered the problem of opening the female schools of spiritual department, their purpose, function, and the impact they have had not only on the socio-cultural development of society Vitebsk province, but also their contribution to the development of women as highly moral, spiritual and educated person.

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Keywords: Diocese of Polotsk, union, religious education, women's diocesan schools, women's school of spiritual department.

Journal rubric: Intercultural Communication and Problems of Globalization: Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/langt.2015020410

For citation: Popelenko E.S. Women religious schools of the Diocese of Polotsk as a treasure of Christian values and the spirit of school education [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2015. Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 96–104. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2015020410. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

E. S. Popelenko, Lecturer, Vitebsk Seminary, Витебск, Belarus, e-mail: katrin_0585@mail.ru



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