Nov 6, 2017 • 32M

The Apocalyptic Religion of Stalin’s Russia

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Jason Fields
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Joseph Stalin’s Bolsheviks were atheists. At least in the traditional sense. But that didn’t mean they didn’t believe in prophecy. In fact, it was prophecy that guided their nearly every action.

If people would just obey the rules of communism, peace, prosperity, justice and brotherhood would grow from the soil and be mass produced in the factories.

So, what happens when a decade passes and the Bolshevik bible has no answers?


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