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Meyendorff, John
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(Fr. Jean; Feb 17, 1926, Neuilly-sur-Seine – Jul 22, 1992, Montréal). Born into a noble Baltic family, John Meyendorff became protopresbyter of the Orthodox Church of America. He was educated at the Institut St. Serge and the Sorbonne in Paris, and was appointed professor of patristics and church history at St. Vladimir's Seminary (New York). Together with G. Florovsky and A. Schmemann, he personified the flourishing years of this academy and served as its dean from 1984 to 1992. His editions and studies of the writings of Palamas contri…

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Felmy, Karl C., “Meyendorff, John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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