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Obituary: THE REVD DR R. T. FRANCE

The Revd David Winter writes:

THE Revd Dr Richard Thomas — better known as Dick — France, who died on 10 February, aged 73, was an outstanding New Testament scholar, whose commentaries on the Synoptic Gospels are to be found on many a preacher’s bookshelf.

His linguistic and textual skills, however, were primarily employed throughout his career to enable ordinary Christians, as well as scholars, to enjoy and profit from the scrip­tures. So, alongside ...

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