Antonie Plamadeala, Leonida being his birth name prior to his becoming a monk in , was born on 17 November in the village Stolniceni in Bessarabia. The Life of the Romanian Theologian Antonie Plamadeala as a Runaway from the Secret Police and as a Political Prisoner in Communist Romania.

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An Analysis of Local Lived Experience. The arguments brought here in anotnie to lack or reliability of secret police files to tell the truth should by no means discredit altogether their usage in deciphering the past, but only to remind one of the intricate, at times ambiguous and flawed, stories these files tell, and of the need to approach with them with much required diligence.

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Inthere were still many, especially among the young Romanians, whose courage may have been still nurtured by the hope that they were capable to oppose these transformations and eventually bring about an auspicious end, with the support of America and its western allies. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. That which may have been fabricated or forged may provide useful clues concerning the real story ies such files intended to bury.

Read more Read less. This article focuses primarily on his retrial, which Plamadeala requested shortly after his arrest. For that, I provide as example some of the Romanian communist secret police Securitate files pertaining to the Romanian theologian Antonie Plamadealaa prominent figure of the Romanian society and Orthodox Church, plamzdeala served as Metropolitan of Transylvania from until his death. From Securitate documents accumulated about these flyers, Plamadeala was involved in neither their writing nor their distribution.

In the case of Securitate documents on Plamadeala, at least the ones to which I was given access by ACNSAS, such files do tell stories, often incomplete ones, artfully intertwining truth and untruth, all to serve the interest not necessarily of the ones these stories are about, but of the ones who wrote them.

Antonie Plamadeala, in a post interview provided to several Romanian journalists about his life, stated that he was one of those who joined the fight against Communism in those crucial years:. Mitropolitul Antonie Plamadeala si amintirea unei prietenii: By then he was a doctoral student at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Bucharest.


I then offer a succinct analysis of ways in which one may derive truth from antoine plethora of information such files may bring to the attention of the modern investigator, truth which, as this article shows, is often juxtaposed with untruth in Securitate archival records.

Photo 3 features the actual signature of Plamadeala. His name appeared on the list of students accused of Legionarism, as Securitate documents confirm, because he was denounced as being a legionary by three students. Taking the Securitate files on Antonie Plamadeala as a case study, I show why the usage of official documents produced plamaedala governmental institutions of the former Romanian Communist regime, although useful in uncovering the past, demands caution from those examining and interpreting them.

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The Case of Plamadeala. Student demonstrations were not the only anti-Communist activity in which Plamadeala engaged during this crucial period.

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Switch to classic view. In this article, I focus on his experience with the Romanian secret police until his release from the Jilava prison in and about the key events that lead to his prison discharge. There, the Soviet Army faced a government open to collaborate with the Soviets in defeating the Germans. Many of these newspaper copies managed to get to Securitate, the theologian confirmed: Eurostudia10 1— The documents presented here illustrate that those plajadeala wrote them distorted the truth, deliberately or not, for reasons, which are difficult to pinpoint with full certainty.

Those were years when major and abrupt transformations were occurring p,amadeala the Romanian society, in the midst of a nation with a small minority of citizens who were not all yet fully discouraged or taken over by fear to revolt against these changes.


E o carte de teologie pentru teologi si pentru neteologi. Sophia Publishing House Language: It is in this socio-political milieu that Plamadeala found himself in Bucharest of the late s, while pursuing his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Anyonie at the University of Bucharest.

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E o carte de exegeza lucrata in stilul predicilor, dar s-ar putea, in unele antonis, sa le fie de folos si exegetilor specialisti. If you are a lpamadeala for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? He worked at this plant until Aioanei Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. One key task in reading secret police files is not only in identifying the truth but also in successfully pointing out the lies, errors and forgeries these files may contain.


Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Two of these students, however, changed their story in respect to Plamadeala when asked to testify in Court during his trial During this time propaganda was being carried out by a German radio station installed in Austria, that Europe will be free. Essentially, the documents mentioned here give a glimpse of the Securitate personnel plamwdeala wrote these files.

In the two years during which his second trial lastedthe evidence employed during his first trial proved to be most likely fabricated and the charges initially brought against him—his alleged membership in plamdeala Legionary Movement—dropped.

As I have mentioned above, Plamadeala was tried in absentia inand accused of being a member of the notorious Fascist Legionary Movement. Moreover, identifying the motives why a given lie plamadala misleading information was written in a given document may prove useful in deciphering the veracity such a document may indeed conceal.


Plamadeala seems to have been one of these cases. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. English Choose a language for shopping. Looked at as a case study, the Securitate files antnie Plamadeala bring to light some insight into what may have constituted as evidence for Securitate personnel.

Still, one must not exclude his probable mingling with the legionaries, as Securitate documents suggest, as an additional reason to make him a solid target plamadeals the secret police. The American army is on the verge of anyonie to liberate you from Communism. This short article discusses a series of Securitate documents which contain various inconsistencies, and which were written on or about the Romanian theologian Antonie Plamadeala.

The insight they give about these individuals calls into question their objectivity and truthfulness.