Francis Atterbury Quotes

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The Right Reverend
Francis Atterbury
Bishop of Rochester
Diocese Diocese of Rochester
In office 1713–1723
Predecessor Thomas Sprat
Successor Samuel Bradford
Ordination 1687
Consecration 1713
Personal details
Born (1663-03-06)6 March 1663
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Died 22 February 1732(1732-02-22) (aged 68)
Paris, France
Buried Westminster Abbey
Denomination Church of England
Education Westminster School
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford

They who are not induced to believe and live as they ought by those discoveries which God hath made in Scriptures would stand out against any evidence whatever, even that of a messenger sent express from the other world.
Francis Atterbury
The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow.
Francis Atterbury
Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
Francis Atterbury