Russian Orthodox Converts in Appalachia


Sarah Riccardi-Swartz is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Anthropology at Northeastern University, where she is also an affiliate faculty member in the Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. An anthropologist and documentary filmmaker, she specializes in Orthodox Christianity, politics, gender and sexuality, and race in the United States. Her new book is Between Heaven and Russia: Religious Conversion and Political Apostasy in Appalachia published by Fordham University Press.


Public Image Ltd., “Religion II,” First Issue, 1978.