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Joseph Parker
(9 Apr 1830 - 28 Nov 1902)

English theologian and writer who published several collections of sermons.

Science Quotes by Joseph Parker (2 quotes)

The chemist works along his own brilliant line of discovery and exposition; the astronomer has his special field to explore; the geologist has a well-defined sphere to occupy. It is manifest, however, that not one of these men can tell the whole tale, and make a complete story of creation. Another man is wanted. A man who, though not necessarily going into formal science, sees the whole idea, and speaks of it in its unity. This man is the theologian. He is not a chemist, an astronomer, a geologist, a botanist——he is more: he speaks of circles, not of segments; of principles, not of facts; of causes and purposes rather than of effects and appearances. Not that the latter are excluded from his study, but that they are so wisely included in it as to be put in their proper places.
— Joseph Parker
In The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture: Vol. 1. Genesis (1885), 120.
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When science advances religion goes along with it; science builds the altar at which religion prays.
— Joseph Parker
In The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture: Vol. 1. Genesis (1885), 105.
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