Nicholas Afanasiev

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Nikolay Nikolayevich Afanasiev (Russian: Николай Николаевич Афанасьев; 4 September 1893, Odessa — 4 December 1966, Paris) was an Eastern Orthodox theologian who was ordinary professor of the St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute in Paris. He was born in Odessa, Russian Empire. He fought with the White Russian Army, and then studied in Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia before going to France. He was also stationed in Tunisia for a time. He was a priest in the Eastern Orthodox Church.