Edward Hitchcock notes on the relationship between science and religion
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Notes by Edward Hitchcock discussing people's fears that new scientific knowledge is incompatible with religion. Hitchcock writes that discoveries in astronomy have failed to shake the foundations of religion and therefore other scientific discoveries should not either. He states that apparent conflicts with biblical teaching should not hinder scientific development, averring that the principles of religion are too strong to be damaged by discoveries in science. Additionally, he stresses that continued scientific research and discovery is important and can better inform religion.
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|Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864|
|Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Religion|
Religion and science
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Edward Hitchcock notes on the relationship between science and religion. 1809-1864. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:84848. (Accessed June 20, 2018.)
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864, (1809-1864) Edward Hitchcock notes on the relationship between science and religion. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:84848
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:84848>.