The Cambridge Triumvirate and the Acceptance of New Testament Higher Criticism in Britain 1850–1900*

@article{Treloar2006TheCT,
  title={The Cambridge Triumvirate and the Acceptance of New Testament Higher Criticism in Britain 1850–1900*},
  author={Geoffrey R. Treloar},
  journal={Journal of Anglican Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={13 - 32}
}
ABSTRACT By 1900 the higher critical method of studying the New Testament, once fiercely resisted, had become an acceptable activity for the staff of the ancient universities and representatives of the churches in Britain. Making use of the heuristic and analytical tools furnished by Randall Collins's The Sociology of Philosophies, this paper seeks to explain the role of the ‘Cambridge Triumvirate’ of Lightfoot, Westcott and Hort, conceived as a distinct group operating at the centre of a wider… 

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