Gvosdev, Nikolas K.

About the author: Nikolas Gvosdev is Associate Director of the J. M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at Baylor University. He received his D.Phil in Modern History from St. Antony’s College, Oxford. Dr. Gvosdev is the author of Imperial Policies and Perspectives Towards Georgia, 1760-1819 and Emperors and Elections: Reconciling the Orthodox Tradition with Modern Politics, and has published articles in such journals as Problems of Post-Communism and Journal of Church and State.

An Examination of Church-State Relations in the Byzantine and Russian Empires with an Emphasis on Ideology and Models of Interaction
2001 0-7734-7350-5
Examines church-state relations from the Eastern Christian tradition, as manifested in the policies and practices of the Byzantine Empire, the Mongol Empire, and medieval Russia, and their implications for modern times.