Westcott-Hort Quotes re Baptismal regeneration

You ask me about the liberty to be allowed to clergymen in their views of Baptism. For my own part, I would gladly admit to the ministry such as hold Gorham’s view, much more such as hold the ordinary confused Evangelical notions

1850 May 12th - Hort Life, Vol.I, p.148

George Cornelius Gorham, supported the position of Baptismal regeneration[1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baptismal_regeneration is the name given to doctrines held by major Christian denominations which maintain that salvation is intimately linked to the act of baptism, without necessarily holding that salvation is impossible apart from it.

Evangelical notions of Baptism:[2]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baptism#Meaning_and_effects ie Evangelical Protestants recognize baptism as an outward sign of an inward reality following on an individual believer’s experience of forgiving grace.


1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baptismal_regeneration
2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baptism#Meaning_and_effects

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