30 letters to Bethune-Baker, 1907-09, on Nestorius and points arising from Bethune-Baker's book. The correspondents include William E. Barnes, Paul Bedjan, Frank E. Brightman, John Chapman, Richard H. Connelly, Alice Gardner, Sir Stephen Gaselee, Heinrich Goussen, John H.A. Hart, William R. Inge, Frederick J.F.Jackson, Claude Jenkins, David Jenks, Arthur J. Mason, Oswald P. Hutton, Berkeley W. Randolph, Hunter Smith, James White, and John Wordsworth, Bishop of Salisbury.
James Bethune-Baker: Letters on Nestorius and his teaching
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James Franklin Bethune-Baker (1861-1951), Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1891-1951, and Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, 1911-35. Bethune-Baker was a modernist theologian and author of Nestorius and his teaching, 1908, in which he argued that Nestorius did not hold the doctrines attributed to him and was wrongly condemned by the Ecumenical Council of Ephesus, 431.
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Presented by Professor Henry Chadwick, 1993.
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