The Christian Philosopher: Or, The Connection of Science and Philosophy with Religion ... Illustrated with Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Engravings (Google eBook)

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C. Griffin, 1869 - Philosophy and religion - 640 pages
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Contents

in the scale of being 60 Reverence and Veneration 61 Reason wiy
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Scenes of Eternity
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Orbits of PlanetsSolar System
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Minute displays of this attribute cannot be traced in the heavens
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Wisdom as displayed in the constitution of our globeadjustment of
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The Sunshowing the Spots
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sensitive beings 90arrangements for its universal diffusion 91display
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The Victoria Regina the largest plant in flower
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malsvariety in their organization 99 Eyes of Insectstheir exquisite
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of Nature 106 Primeval state of our globe 107other worlds
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Section and Front View of the Eye
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played in its construction 112 Light its velocity minuteness colours
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Section of the Eye
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Mechanism for viewing near and distant objects 122con
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The Head of a Fish
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The Stereoscope 124 Eyes of superior intelligencies 125 Visual organs
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stitution of the world were its Creator a malevolent Being 138 Benevo
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CHAPTER
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Tropical Vegetation
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Indian Fig or Banian Tree
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Aurora Borealis
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objectson the surface and in the interior recesses of the earthin
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Parhelia or Mock Suns
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Olmsteds deductions respecting their nature and origin 173 Moral
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Globular Figure of the Earth proved
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Mount Vesuvius
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cal form 180 Eelation which the discovery of the figure of the Earth
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Falls of Niagara 200other cataracts 202 Scottish cataractsFall
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Falls of Niagara _
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The Eddystone Lighthouse
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The Tea Plant
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New York
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their general causes 205 Trade windsMonsoons 206Land and
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Scene of the Murder of Captain CookOwhyhee
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Number which has existed since the Creation 232 Number at the
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FingalsCave
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Primary rocks their constituent materials and general aspect
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Coal Formation
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his spots and atmospheredifferent kind of rays emitted from his body
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The Moondescription of her majestic mountain scenery luminous spots
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Marshis distance atmosphere luminous zone etc 313 New Planets
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Sings their dimensions motions and phenomena illustrated by figures
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Rings and Moons of Satura
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division of his outer ring 323 Herschel or Uranushis distance size
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Motion of the Solar System in absolute spaceits destinationplurality
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Northern magnetio polemagnetic equator 451 Utility of Magnetism
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Nebulas or Starry systemsDiscoveries among the nebulae made by
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Various examples of extreme divisibilitySilvergold
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Magnetic attraction 361 Attraction of gravitation 362 Chemical attrac
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to the comforts of manknown to the ancients 365 Mechanical Powers
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The Centre of gravity explained and illustrated by various examples in
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waterthe syphon explainednature of intermitting springs 380 Hydro
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from an aperture 391horizontal distance towhich it spouts 393
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Weight of any given bulk of a body how found 388 Specific gravity
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nected with echoes 410 Description of remarkable echoes 411 Various
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coveries by the microscope 418 Reflections on the properties of the rays
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Electricity of the atmosphere and its variations 428its flux
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Thunderguards 432 Phenomena attending a thunder
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scription of a galvanic battery 442 Striking effects produced by the gal
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Facts which have been ascertained respecting it 453 Elec
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rate the condition of mankind 458illustrated in the case of the electric
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general forms of mattersimple and compound substances 465Caloric
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Iodine its discovery etc 473 Sulphur its origin combinations and pro
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different parts and functions 488Bones their number form and position
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smallness of muscular fibrestheir use in the animal systemextraordinary
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the Jewish dispensation 513 in reference to the Christian dispensation
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printing Steam printing 521 Anastatic Printing
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strates that the stars are innumerable 528 Serves the purpose of a celes
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voyages across the Atlantic in steamvessels 539 Contrast between
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Biots remarkable experimentDon Gautiers experiment and suggestion
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Utility of the Arts in relation to the Milennial era
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The variety of topics would allure the attention of intelligent minds
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HI Science enlarges our views of the operations of Providence in rela
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Science blended with religion would produce a general expan
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APPENDIX
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Page 133 - I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made : marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
Page 87 - Who knoweth not in all these That the hand of the Lord hath wrought this? In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind.
Page 342 - He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
Page 514 - Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in their graves shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and shall come forth : they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life, and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation,
Page 66 - It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: that bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
Page 568 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them ; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit ; they shall not plant, and another eat ; for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble ; for they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their offspring with them.
Page 62 - Let all the earth fear the Lord : let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.
Page 59 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil ; my lust shall be satisfied upon them ; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Page 616 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the Prophets.
Page 196 - All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

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