Westcott-Hort Quotes re Eden & Adam’s fall

One of the things, I think, which shows the falsity of the Evangelical notion of this subject (baptism), is that it is so trim and precise…


No deep spiritual truths of the Reason are thus logically harmonious and systematic…


The pure Romish view seems to me nearer, and more likely to lead to, the truth than the Evangelical…


The fanaticism of the bibliolaters, among whom reading so many ‘chapters’ seems exactly to correspond to the Romish superstition of telling so many dozen beads on a rosary…


Still we dare not forsake the Sacraments, or God will forsake us…


I am inclined to think that no such state as ‘Eden’ (I mean the popular notion) ever existed, and that Adam’s fall in no degree differed from the fall of each of his descendants.

1848 July 6th - Hort Life, Vol.I, pp.76-78

Sources: http://www.acts1711.com/h_w1.htm

Noah Moses

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