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Sharf, Marina [name in religion Mother Thekla]locked

(1918–2011)
  • Andrew Louth

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Sharf, Marina [name in religion Mother Thekla] (1918–2011), Orthodox nun, was born on 18 July 1918 at Kislovodsk in the northern Caucasus, the second child of Vladimir Sharf (1879/80–1956), barrister, and his wife, Alla, otherwise Mary Ann, née Volkenstein (1885–1975), a Jewess who had converted to Christianity. Her brother ...

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