Westcott-Hort Quotes re Evangelicalism

Is there not that in the principles of the “Evangelical” school which must lead to the exaltation of the individual minister, and does not that help to prove their unsoundness? If preaching is the chief means of grace, it must emanate not from the church, but from the preacher, and besides placing him in a false position, it places him in a fearfully dangerous one.

Westcott 1846 October. Life, Vol.I, pp.44,45

Further I agree with them in condemning many leading specific doctrines of the popular theology as, to say the least, containing much superstition and immorality of a very pernicious kind…The positive doctrines even of the Evangelicals seem to me perverted rather than untrue

Hort 1858 Oct. Life, Vol.I, p.400


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