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Part I: The Cathedral

Chapter 1. The Cathedral and the People Around it
Chapter 2. The Actors
Chapter 3. Controversies and Predicaments
Chapter 4. Clergymen’s Authority and the Rise of Anticlericalism

Part II: Churches, Crosses, and a Mosque

Chapter 5. Why and How Orthodox Churches Multiply in Bucharest and in Romania
Chapter 6. One Symbol, Many Meanings: The Political Life of the Cross


Appendix 1: Houses of Worship in Romania, updated to 31 December 2015
Appendix 2: New Orthodox Cathedrals in Romania, 1990–2019


Under the Sign of the Cross

The People’s Salvation Cathedral and the Church-Building Industry in Postsocialist Romania

Giuseppe Tateo

256 pages, 28 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-858-0 Hb Published (August 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-859-7 eBook