Westcott-Hort Quotes re Evolution

No one now, I suppose, holds that the first three chapters of Genesis, for example, give a literal history – I could never understand how anyone reading them with open eyes could think they did – yet they disclose to us a Gospel. So it is probably elsewhere.

Westcott 1890 Mar. Life, Vol.II, p.69

But the book which has most engaged me is Darwin. Whatever may be thought of it, it is a book that one is proud to be contemporary with. I must work out and examine the argument in more detail, but at present my feeling is strong that the theory is unanswerable.

Hort 1860 Apr. Life, Vol.I, p.416

Source: http://www.nesherchristianresources.org/JBS/PS/foundation/foundation_02.html

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