Westcott-Hort Quotes re Scripture

I feel most keenly the disgrace of circulating what I feel to be falsified copies of Holy Scripture (a reference to the A.V.?), and am most anxious to provide something to replace them.

Westcott 1853 Sept. Life, Vol.I, pp.228,229

at present I find the presumption in favour of the absolute truth – I reject the word infallibility – of Holy Scripture overwhelming.

Westcott 1860 May Life, Vol.I, p.207

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

Hort 1848 July Life, Vol.I, p.77

Think of that vile Textus Receptus leaning entirely on late MSS.; it is a blessing there are such early ones

Hort 1851 Dec. Life, Vol.I, p.211

If you make a decided conviction of the absolute infallibility of the N.T. practically asine qua non for co-operation, I fear I could not join you, even if you were willing to forget your fears about the origin of the Gospels.

Hort 1860 May Life, Vol.I, p.420

With these views, can anyone say with confidence that these men are safe guides on the text of Scripture?

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

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