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Nyberg, Lorenz Thorstonsen

(Laurentius Theophilus; Lawrence; Thorstansen?; 1720–92). Luth. pastor of Swed. descent; educ. Uppsala; ordained in Swed.; to Am. 1744; served the Ger. cong. at Lancaster, Pennsylvania; with some of his mems. he joined the Moravian Ch. 1746; caused disturbances in chs. in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey; returned to Eur. ca. 1750.

Nygren, Anders Teodor Samuel

(1890–1978). B. Göteborg, Swed.; prof. systematic theol. U. of Lund 1924–48; pres. LWF 1947–52; bp. Lund (elected 1948) till 1958. Works include Essence of Christianity; Agape and Eros; Commentary on Romans; The Gospel of God. See also Lund, Theology of; Sweden, Lutheranism in, 6.

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