(1807 - 1875)
German theologian and philosopher who received his Doctoral degree from Tόbingen (1829) and became Hechingen district rabbi in 1830.
Science Quotes by Samuel Mayer (1 quote)
Science and politics become the hobby of, and are cherished only by, the elect few; but religion becomes, through education, the property of all, without reference to station, age, and sex.
— Samuel Mayer
From an essay, reprinted as 'The Elect People' in Rev. W. Ayerst The Jews of the Nineteenth Century: A Collection of Essays, Reviews and Historical Notices, Originally Published in the Jewish Intelligence (1848) 119.