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THE LIFE AND DOCTRINE OF JESUS CHRIST
WITH CONTROVERSIAL NOTES
“ ECCE HOMO."
T. & T. CLARK, 38, GEORGE STREET.
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ANDOVER-HASARD THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY CAMBRIDGE, MASS.
RCLAY, SON, AND TAYLOR, PRINTERS,
BRKAD STREET HIL.
CAREFUL consideration of the various points raised in ECCE Homo induced the present writer to undertake a re-survey of the Life and Doctrine of Jesus Christ. He found, however, that he could not occupy the stand-point from which Ecce Homo had been written without, as it appeared to him, ignoring the mystery of the Incarnation, and thus putting himself into a false relation to all subsequent facts in Christian history. The following pages will show that on several points the writer finds himself in perfect coincidence with the author of Ecce Homo ; and he ventures to believe that on those points upon which the differences are irreconcilable he has not been betrayed into a tone which is inconsistent with the respect due to the finest genius and the frankest candour. In the following pages the writer proceeds upon four convictions:— First : That it is not merely difficult, but absolutely impossible, rightly to survey the Life and Work of