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Count Lev Nikolaievich Tolstoy

English/French LEO TOLSTOI
XIX/XX Centuries
Although Tolstoy is among the greatest Russian novelists and philosophers and an influence on modern Orthodox thought, his stubborn and uncompromising insistence on extreme theological positions combined with his international fame led the Church to reluctantly excommunicate him near the end of his life.


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