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The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences

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Published: 1854
Language: English
Wordcount: 164,198 / 482 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.3
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 511
Added to site: 2011.08.23
mnybks.net#: 30636
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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given to the natural sciences in our colleges than is usually done, without encroaching upon other indispensable branches. If, therefore, provision be not made for studying the religious bearings of these sciences in our theological seminaries, our youthful evangelists must go forth to their work without the ability to vindicate the cause of religion against the assaults of the sceptical naturalist. Would not, then, those wealthy and benevolent individuals be great public benefactors, who should endow professorships of natural religion in our schools of the prophets?

But I must not pursue this subject farther. I commit my work to the public with no raised expectations of its welcome reception. I have a high opinion of the enlightened candor of, the educated classes of our country, especially those in the ministry. Yet I know that many prejudices exist against science in its connections with religion. And, therefore, my only hope of any measure of success in this effort rests upon the divine blessing. B

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