Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
Ivan Pavlov is remembered for explaining animal behaviour in terms of
automatic reflexes, a theory which greatly appealed to the Soviet
applied to human beings. It is perhaps surprising then that Pavlov (the
son of a priest
and himself originally educated for the priesthood) was not only an
but an outspoken confessor in time of persecution who used his
international fame and his good
standing with the regime to protect other Christians.
Norman Hugh Redington
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