Tricolour deities: Revolutionary rituals and civil religion in France, 1789-1794

Deniss Hanovs, Valdis Teraudkalns

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


The article will analyse rituals of the French Revolution, especially the Festival of Federation, as the transformation of traditional Christian religiosity. This approach is part of a broader school of interpretation that would focus on revolution as a performance and media event.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-134
Number of pages32
JournalReliģiski-Filozofiski Raksti
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Civil religion
  • Constitutional Church
  • Deism
  • Festival of Federation
  • French Revolution
  • Revolutionary rituals

Field of Science*

  • 6.3 Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


Dive into the research topics of 'Tricolour deities: Revolutionary rituals and civil religion in France, 1789-1794'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this