Andrey Kuraev is the archdeacon of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Archangel Michael in Troparevo. He is also professor at the Moscow Theological Academy, and part-time chairman of the Faculty of Religious Philosophy at the Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov.
No wonder that his lecture on The Master and Margarita is called Is The Master and Margarita for or against Christ?
Your guide through the novel
In this section are explained, per chapter, all typical notions, names of people and places, quotations and expressions from the novel with a description of the political, social, economical and cultural context.