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Brooke Foss Westcott
b. January 12, 1825 – d. July 27, 1901 • Bishop • Scholar • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Westcott, Brooke Foss
Westcott, Brooke Foss (1825–1901), Bp. of *Durham. He was educated at King Edward VI’s School at Birmingham under J. Prince Lee, where he became the lifelong friend of J. B. *Lightfoot and E. W. *Benson, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1851, in 1852 he became assistant master under C.
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Westcott, Brooke Foss
Westcott, Brooke FossBrooke Foss Westcott (1825–1901) studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and became Regius Professor at Cambridge from 1870 to 1890 (D.D. 1870). He succeeded J. B. Lightfoot as bishop of Durham in 1890 and served until his death. Although most of his published work was that of an
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Westcott, Brooke Foss (1825–1901)
WESTCOTT, BROOKE FOSS (1825–1901)Wescott was an English NT scholar and bishop, best known for his partnership at Cambridge (where he was Regius Professor of Divinity from 1870) with J. B. Lightfoot (1828–89) and F. J. A. Hort (1828–92) on an NT commentary based on a reliable Greek text. Although the
Who’s Who in Christian History
Westcott, Brooke Foss
Westcott, Brooke Foss (1825–1901)Bishop of Durham (England); New Testament scholarRaised in Birmingham, Westcott later attended Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1849. From his college days on he remained a close friend of J. B. Lightfoot and Fenton Hort, with whom he labored