Catherine Baird's Revolution from Within: The YMCA in Russia’s Ascension to PDF

By Catherine Baird

ISBN-10: 0986219908

ISBN-13: 9780986219900

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REVOLUTION FROM inside is the tale of choice, not going partnerships, and ideas which are more and more appropriate all over the world. Freedom, creativity and compassion sit down on the middle of this ebook because the writer ties the occasions from greater than a century in the past again to parallels taking place today.

"When one hundred sixty of Russia's such a lot promising intellectuals have been exiled, YMCA Director Dr. John Mott and the YMCA Press supported their carrying on with improvement of principles and philosophy. From the Bolshevik Revolution to the autumn of the Soviet Union, 'Revolution from inside' tells a real tale of intrigue, politics, faith, and uncertainty. A devoted team of Y execs risked their lives and livelihoods to maintain Russian tradition, principles, religion, and ideology. In doing so, they supplied aid, morale, wish, and encouragement to Russians who remained within the U.S.S.R. and to 2 million emigres all through Europe." -- Kristen Obaranec, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta.

"I was once intrigued to determine approximately those rules on Russian religious philosophy, and the individuals--The 160--and how they have been prompted by means of YMCA. total, this is often an outstanding and little-known tale a couple of impressive second in time--about or 3 years within the early 20s whilst a unprecedented conflux of ancient occasions, awesome participants, and massive rules got here jointly to assist lay the foundation for one of many maximum historic occasions of the twentieth century--the fall of Communism." -- Beth Haddon, Journalist and previous Broadcast govt, CBC.

"While i've got continuously been keenly attracted to Russian historical past, besides the loss of life of the Soviet Union, till I learn this paintings i used to be thoroughly blind to the essential and important half performed via the YMCA during this quest for freedom or of the facility and achieve of the YMCA Press. I had no concept that the YMCA performed the sort of pivotal function in Russia and different countries with admire to political transformation." -- Lisa Moore, The Moore Firm.

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