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Paul Evdokimov

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{{stub}}'''Paul Evdokimov''' (1901-1970) was a Russian and French [[theologian]], writer, and professor of theology at [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Institute]] in Paris, and . He was an invited observer to the Second Vatican Council.
Paul Evdokimov was born in St . Petersburg , Russia on [[August 2]], 1901, the son of an army officerwho was assassinated by one of his soldiers in 1905. After serving He was educated in a military school and served in the calvalry, he cavalry. He began theological studies just prior to the Bolshevik Revolution. Following the Revolutionrevolution, he and his family escaped from Crimea through Constantinople and settled in Paris circa 1923. Evdokimov continued his theological studies at [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)|St. Sergius Institute]], studying with Fr. [[Sergius Bulgakov]] and [[Nikolai Berdyaev]]. He married Natasha Brunel in 1927was among the founding members of the Russian Christian Student Movement.
He married Natasha Brunel in 1927, who died of cancer during the latter part of World War II. In 1942, he completed his doctorate in philosophy at Aix-en-Provence. During WWIIthe War, Evdokimov worked with the French Resistance. After the war, his wife Natasha died from cancer. In 1954, he married Tomoko Sakai, a daughter of a Japanese Diplomat.
He reposed in Meudon, France, on [[September 16]], 1970.
*[[Olivier Clement]]. ''Orient-Occident: Deux passeurs, Vladimir Lossky et Paul Evdokimov'' (Labor et Fides, 1985) - ISBN 830900375.
==Source==*[ Pavlos Evdokimov (1901- 1970)] [[Category:Modern Writers]]

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