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Luce, Alice Eveline
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Alice Eveline Luce (1873–1955) was a missionary to India and church planting pioneer who entered the Pentecostal movement in 1910. Born in the home of an Anglican pastor in England, Luce studied nursing and theology at Cheltanham Ladies College and at age 22 she became a missionary with the Church Missionary Society (CMS), the Church of England’s mission society. Her initial missions work sent her to India where she primarily focused on primary and secondary education, serving as the principle o…

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Isgrigg, Daniel D., “Luce, Alice Eveline”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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