T. Vincent Tymms

TYMMS, (Thomas) Vincent. b. Westminster, London, 5 January 1842; d. 25 May 1921. He was educated at Regent’s Park Baptist College, at that time in London. He became the pastor at Berwick-upon-Tweed (1865-68), Accrington (1868-69), and Downs Chapel, Clapton, London (1869-91). He became one of the most eminent Baptists of his day: he was appointed President and Professor of Theology at Rawdon College, the Baptist College at Leeds (1891-1904). He was President of the Baptist Union in 1896; he was awarded an Honorary DD by the University of St Andrews in 1897. He retired to Bexhill on Sea. Tymms wrote several remarkable books of practical theology. They included The Mystery of God. A...

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