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From the Archives: Mikhail Gorbachev and Christianity

When Mikhail Gorbachev first took his place because the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985, many individuals, together with CT writers, assumed he would “proceed [the Soviet government’s] marketing campaign towards non secular believers no matter who leads the nation.” However perceptions about his religion modified as the autumn of the Soviet Union transpired and visits to the Crystal Cathedral and the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi sparked debates about his ideas on faith. Whereas some Chistians speculated about Gorbachev’s relationship to finish instances prophecy, CT writers appeared for brand spanking new indicators that the previous Soviet is likely to be open to the Christian message.

In mild of Gorbachev’s death, try a compilation of CT archive articles with a chronology of the previous chief’s relationship with Christianity.

Click on here for extra from the CT archives.

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