Religion and Science as Allies: Or, Similarities of Physical and Religious Knowledge

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Page 136 - That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else...
Page 69 - If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number'} No. Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter of fact and existence? No. Commit it then to the flames: for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.
Page 226 - REES (University of Erlangen). On Parasitic Plants. Prof. STEINTHAL (University of Berlin). Outlines of the Science of Language. P. BERT (Professor of Physiology, Paris).
Page 226 - Lichens, Fungi). Prof. HERMANN (University of Zurich). Respiration. Prof. LEUCKART (University of Leipsic;. Outlines of Animal Organization. Prof. LIEBREICH (University of Berlin], Outlines of Toxicology. Prof. KUNDT (University of Strasburg).
Page 194 - The scientific imagination, which is here authoritative, demands, as the origin and cause of a series of ether-waves, a particle of vibrating matter . quite as definite, though it may be excessively minute, as that which gives origin to a musical sound.
Page 102 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state.

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