Nicholas Racheotes

Nicholas Racheotes

Professor Emeritus, Framingham State University

Center Associate
19th-century Russian religious history
Balkan cultural history
Current Project
Baptized Property: The Orthodox Church and the Theology of Serfdom
Foreign Language


, History
, Boston College
Selected Publications

Nicholas S. Racheotes, The Life and Thought of Filaret Drozdov, 1782-1867: The Thorny Path to Sainthood. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2019.

Joseph Harrington with Nicholas S. Racheotes, Masters of War Makers of Peace, Boston, MA, 1980, 2nd. ed., revised, Boston: Guinn & Co, MA, 1985.

"The Blind and Partially Sighted in the Soviet Union: Out of the Shadows into the Plight," in Nicholas S. Racheotes and Hugh Guilderson, eds., Life Lines: Perspectives on Russian and European Culture, Society, and Politics, A Festschrift for Professor Raymond T. McNally, New York, 2001.

"Values in Collision: The Byzantine Tradition, Scholasticism, and the Birth of the Russian Intelligentsia," Canadian-American Slavic Studies, vol. 34, no. 3 (Fall, 2000), pp. 311-335.

"Theogony and Theocide: Nikos Kazantzakis and the Mortal Struggle for Salvation," East European Quarterly, XVII, no. 3 (September, 1991), 363-398.