Westcott-Hort Quotes re ‘Protestantism’ is only parenthetical

I believe Coleridge was quite right in saying that Christianity without a substantial Church is vanity and dissolution; and I remember shocking you and Lightfoot not so very long ago by expressing a belief that ‘Protestantism’ is only parenthetical and temporary. In short, the Irvingite creed (minus the belief in the superior claims of the Irvingite communion) seems to me unassailable in things ecclesiastical.

1864 September 23rd - Hort Life, Vol.II, p.30,31

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

Catholic Apostolic Church (Irvingism):1)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Apostolic_Church Was a religious movement which originated in England around 1831 and later spread to Germany and the United States. While often referred to as Irvingism, it was neither actually founded nor anticipated by Edward Irving. The Catholic Apostolic Church was organised in 1835 under the lead of apostles.

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1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Apostolic_Church

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