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Reidar Thomte

Reidar Thomte (1902 -1994) came from Norway to study at the University of Minnesota. In the1920s he directed a mission school in China until he was forced to leave by the Communist uprising. With theological training at Hartwick Seminary (Conn.) he served various Lutheran parishes. After receiving a PhD from New York University, he taught religion and philosophy at Carthage College, Luther College and Concordia College (1948-1973). He received various awards, including Guggenheim and Fulbright...See more