TABOR - Tradition and Contemporaneity in the Romanian Orthodox Church
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Orthodox Priests from Târnava Mică County at the Great Union
In the Romanian society from Transylvania in the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, the priest was an important character and a cohesive factor. His activity involved a large spectrum of fields: religious, political, economic, social, cultural, educational, national (until the Great Union from 1918). The priest was a noticeable personality of the Romanian Community, both within the church, where he was serving, but also in the society, where he was always seen as a guide and a role-model for good behavior. By his intellectual education, the Romanian priest in Transylvania represented an essential part of the Romanian elite. This paper aims to introduce the orthodox priests from Târnava Mică County, who were officially elected to represent their communities at the Great Union.