LOH, I-to. b. Tamsui, near Taipei, Taiwan, 28 September 1936. He was the son of a Presbyterian minister, Loh Sian-chhun (1905-84) and Ang Bin (1909-2002). Loh Sian-chhun also taught New Testament Greek at the Taipei Seminary. After the World War II, he taught the Bible and Church Music at Tamsui Christian High School. He quit the position and went to serve the Tribal people in Taitung area in late 1947. Sian-chhun’s pioneering missionary work had a profound influence on Loh. He was educated at Tainan Theological College and Seminary, Taiwan (MDiv, 1955-63), Union Theological Seminary, New York (SMM, 1964-67), and the University of California, Los Angeles (PhD, 1974-82).
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