Russian Orthodoxy -- Sightings (Martin Marty)
With Russia and Vladimir Putin in the news following the downing of the Malaysian Airlines plane by (it would seem) Russian separatists, Martin Marty explores recent conversations about the nature of Russian Orthodoxy and whether it informs or is being used for "bum causes." The closing line is key -- "what we don't know can hurt us." So what do we need to know about Eastern forms of Christianity? What do we need to know about religion and how it is used?