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Evdokimov, Pavel Nikolayevich
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(Aug 2, 1901, St. Petersburg – Sep 16, 1970, Paris), a prominent exponent of emigrant Russian theological thinking. After training in the cadet corps, he entered the Kiev Spiritual Academy in 1918, emigrated in 1920, and lived in Paris from 1923 on. He studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and theology at the Institut St. Serge, becoming a professor there in 1953. As an active participant in the ecumenical movement, he joined V. Lossky in promoting the emerging interest in orthodoxy (Orthodox churches) within Catholicism and Protestantism. F. Dostoyevsky, to whom he de…

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Ivanov, Vladimir, “Evdokimov, Pavel Nikolayevich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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