Heresies of Westcott & Hort – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Brooke Foss Westcott () John Anthony Hort () On the other side, their opponents have leveled charges of heresy, infidelity, apostasy, and. Meet the men whose disbelief compelled them to change the Bible – Wescott and Hort. See the heresy in their own words, and why they were determined to.

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They will be men who without any reason whatsoever shall abandon the testimony of the vast majority of the Greek manuscripts which at that time shall have been preserved by God, and using a handful of these ancient manuscripts which are so or contradictory one to another, they will bring forth scores of new translations.

This hott is an effort to demonstrate that Drs. Nowhere in all literature can we find a more perfectly clear self revelation of the man than in the Life and Letters of Fenton John Anthony Hortpublished in by his son, Arthur Fenton Hort. Page 7 for an illustration of erroneous thinking that completely negates the value of this apparent orthodoxy. It is the vain attempt to bring the Divine Truth down to the level of our own understanding, that has created all the dark perversions of the Atonement which have justly offended sensitive consciences, and so given to the denial of the truth itself.

Is there one to whom this sounds foolish? It just does not exist. Concerning the Deity of Christ: It is quite another to be a Darwinian theologian who rejects the authority of scriptures, Biblical salvation, the reality of hell, substitutionary atonement, makes Christ a created being to be worshipped with Mary his mother, and to openly admit that your “trifling alterations” with the Greek Text have begun a “new weetcott in Church history”!!


Westcott and Hort

The Textus Receptus, from which we derive westcptt English King James Version, reliably represents the readings of the vast majority of all Greek manuscripts.

Prometheus stole fire from Mount Olympus and brought it down to man. Taken together, they have often important bearings which few would think of at first. In the time of the end of the age, I shall bring forth documents, which shall be written and preserved in places that I have under control, and shall use them to fragment the true Scriptures into scores of variant versions.

My feeling is strong that the theory is unanswerable.

Hort may be more than a little concerned as his letters speak for themselves concerning his doctrine, manner of life, and purpose. Perhaps so, but it is inconceivable that the powers of darkness should work to bring destruction to humanity without a ov for the diabolical work.

Is it possible that there is still an American theologian who loves God and his country who would trust Hort in the realm of faith, doctrine, morals, and manuscripts? We gaze with proper disdain at the scores of competing English versions, and prayerfully wonder how any true Christian should publish or trust such corruption of the Word of God.

I have no desire to sling mud nor a desire to hide facts. Vaticanuswedtcott very probably Codex L – Regius at Paris, a carelessly written manuscript which often supports Vaticanus readings. That which was said of Abel, as quoted above, may also be said of Dr.

This is the work of Satan in the souls of men. We have successfully resisted being warned off dangerous ground, where the westxott of revision required that it should not be shirked. What I fear is that Mr.

Most certainly the Holy Spirit has not led the church into such an unholy imbalance. Westtcott his life, Hort constantly referred to Maurice in the most glowing terms of adulation and praise.

Protest westcoht they may the translators labour under the heavy shackles of the erroneous thinking of Westcott and Hort. Hort, who on his own confession, condemned many leading doctrines of the popular theology who was. There is no escape. Let the careful student wesfcott the case, remember that Hort was never able to produce a vestige of historical evidence for his carefully spun out theories.


Furthermore, those influences are working precisely as Hort prophesied that they would, and as he so earnest desired, that Orthodox men and women would abandon the evangelical Bible believing position, even as he had done.

I will merely let these two men speak for themselves.

I mean the question whether any man will be hereafter punished with never ending torments, spiritual or physical. A careful investigation reveals that when the quote is pursued the contentions of the essay remain essentially sound. These two manuscripts were used to greatly undermine the authority of the great Greek Text, the Textus Receptus, which underlies the Authorized version KJV. In Romish countries the Virgin is a nearer and more attractive object, not rejected by the dominant creed; and the Divine Son retires into a distant cloud world with the Father, If the process is allowed to go on quitely; but I cannot help fearing that a premature crisis would frighten back many into the merest traditionalism.

The followers of Westcott and Hort are following the lead of men who at the instigation of seducing spirits, have departed from the faith.

The Thinking, Theories and Theology of Drs. Westcott and Hort

Zeus swore vengeance on Prometheus o had him chained naked to a pillar in the Caucasus Mountains. It is, one can hardly doubt, the beginning of a new period in Church history.

Scott, Benson, Bradshaw, Laurd, etc.