Foss Westcott

Foss Westcott

Foss Westcott (23 October 1863 – 19 October 1949 [The Times, Thursday, Oct 20, 1949; pg. 7; Issue 51517; col F "Dr. Foss Westcott Former Metropolitan Of India"] ) was an English bishop.

Westcott was the son of a distinguished clergyman, Brooke Foss Westcott [, Sometime Bishop of Durham- who wrote amongst others "Elements of Gospel Harmony" (Norrisian Essay), 1851; "History of the New Testament Canon", 1855; "On the Religious Office of the Universities", 1873; "The Revelation of the Risen Lord", 1891; "Christian Aspects of Life", 1897 Who was Who 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X ] and was educated at Cheltenham College and Peterhouse, Cambridge. Ordained in 1887, his first post was as curate of St Peter's Church, Bishopwearmouth. Emigrating to India he was a Missionary with the SPG before ascending to the episcopate as "Bishop of Chota Nagpore" in 1905. Translated to Calcutta in 1919 he served as Metropolitan of India, Burma and Ceylon until 1945.


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  • Brooke Foss Westcott — (January 12, 1825 ndash;July 27, 1901) was an English churchman and theologian, serving as Bishop of Durham from 1890 until his death.Early life and educationHe was born in Birmingham. His father, Frederick Brooke Westcott, was a botanist.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Westcott, Brooke Foss — ▪ British bishop and scholar born Jan. 12, 1825, near Birmingham, Warwickshire, Eng. died July 27, 1901, Auckland Castle, Durham       Anglican bishop of Durham, Eng., and biblical scholar who collaborated with Fenton J.A. Hort on an influential… …   Universalium

  • Westcott, Brooke Foss — (1825–1901)    Theologian and Bishop.    Westcott was born in Birmingham, England, and he was educated at the University of Cambridge. In 1870 he was appointed Regius Professor of Divinity and he is remembered as one of a triumvirate of Cambridge …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Westcott, Brooke Foss — (1825–1901) English NT scholar. As a professor in Cambridge, he wrote three commentaries, notably one on the gospel of John, and together with Fenton Hort [[➝ Hort, Fenton J. A.]] published an edition of the Greek NT taking into account all the… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • WESTCOTT, BROOK FOSS —    biblical scholar, born near Birmingham; studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and obtained a Fellowship; took orders in 1851, and became Bishop of Durham in 1890; edited along with Dr. Hort an edition of the Greek New Testament, the labour of …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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