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Torrance, Thomas Forsythlocked

(1913–2007)
  • David Fergusson

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Torrance, Thomas Forsyth (1913–2007), theologian, was born in Chengdu (Chengtu), in the province of Szechwan (Sichuan), China, on 30 August 1913, the second of six children of Thomas Torrance (1871–1959) and his wife, Annie Elizabeth, née Sharpe, both missionaries. He carried his parents' evangelical devotion and sense of vocation into a long and distinguished career in ...

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