Month: June 2011

Brooke Foss Westcott: The same men, but transfigured

If we compare the portraiture of the Apostles as given in St. Luke’s Gospel with that in his book of the Acts, we cannot but feel that we are looking on the same men, but transfigured in the latter case by the working of some mighty influence.

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To neglect and despise plain and sufficient evidence

There is, to my apprehension, nothing more unreasonable than to neglect and despise plain and sufficient evidence before us, and to sit down to imagine what kind of evidence would have pleased us, and then to make the want of such evidence an objection to the truth, which yet, if well considered, would be found to be well established.

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