On Old Believers spiritual traditions in Archangelsk district.

Sergey Melko, preceptor, Archangelsk Old Believer community
Archangelsk, Russia

The history of the Archangelsk Old Believers congregation in the context of the North Russian spiritual traditions is expounded in this writing. The author describes the Archangelsk Old Believers relations to secular power during several centuries, and shows Old Believers interrelations in the Pomorian, Fedoseyan and Philippian concords of the Old Belief. The reflection of the Soviet period experience takes an important place in this research paper. Modern problems of Archangelsk Pomor Old Believers are mentioned here as well.