Famous Russian Theologians

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 1 Vladimir Solovyov

Vladimir Solovyov
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 13, 1900

 2 Sergei Bulgakov

Sergei Bulgakov
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: July 28, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Livny, Russia
Died: July 12, 1944

Born into a family of Russian Orthodox priests, Sergei Bulgakov, had grown distant from theology in his youth and studied law and political economy instead. Though he experimented with Marxism, he later moved back to the Church and formed what is now known as sophiology.

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 3 Pavel Florensky

Pavel Florensky
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: January 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yevlakh, Azerbaijan
Died: December 8, 1943

Russian theologian Pavel Florensky is best remembered for his essay The Pillar and the Ground of Truth. During Stalin’s regime and amid a phase of national atheism, he was sent to jail and also banished to Siberia for his religious beliefs, which he refused to renounce.

 4 Aleksey Stepanovich Khomyakov

Aleksey Stepanovich Khomyakov
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 13, 1804
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: October 5, 1860

 5 Theophan Prokopovich

Theophan Prokopovich
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: June 18, 1681
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: September 19, 1736

 6 Nilus of Sora

Nilus of Sora
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Famous As: Mystic
Birthdate: 1433 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 7, 1508

 7 Joseph Volotsky

Joseph Volotsky
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: November 14, 1440
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Volokolamsk, Russia
Died: September 9, 1515
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