BROOKE FOSS WESTCOTT
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A distinguished English clergyman and Biblical scholar; born near Birmingham, Jan. 12, 1825; died July 28, 1901. He was professor of divinity at Cambridge University, 1870; honorary chaplain to the queen, 1875; bishop of Durham, 1890. Among his works are: "General View of the History of the English Bible" (2d ed. 1879); "History of the Canon of the New Testament" (5th ed. 1881); "Introduction to the Study of the Gospels" (6th ed. 1882); "The Gospel of the Resurrection" (5th ed. 1884); "The Bible in the Church" (9th ed. 1885); etc. With Dr. Hart he edited the Greek New Testament (2 vols., 1881).
By Charles Dudley Warner