Krovavyi navet i russkaia mysl'
In the book of Doctor of Philology L.F. Katsis (Center for Biblical and Judaic Studies of the Russian State University for the Humanities) analyzes the historical, ecclesiastical and political aspects of the famous case on charges of Mendel Beilis of committing the ritual murder of Andrei Yushchinsky. The most prominent Russian lawyers, doctors, theologians, orientalists took part in the case, the role of Archbishop Anthony (Khrapovitsky) in organizing the ritual examination at the trial in Kiev is revealed. The book examines the positions of the largest Russian philosophers and writers - Fr. Pavel Florensky, V.V. Rozanov, D. Merezhkovsky, Z. Gippius and so on. For the first time, specific aspects of the blood libel in Orthodox Eastern Europe are analyzed. The study is conducted against a broad cultural background, which includes various works from monarchical (L. Tikhomirov, M. Menshikov) to liberal (V. Korolenko), from openly anti-Semitic to Zionist (V. Zhabotinsky). The influence of theological disputes during the Beilis case on the Russian avant-garde is shown.
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