• Creator
  • Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
  • Created Date
  • 1841-1851-05-01
  • Description
  • A manuscript draft by Edward Hitchcock of a lecture included in his work "The Religion of Geology and its Connected Sciences." This lecture, "The future Condition & Destine of the Earth," is labeled as the tenth, but it is the eleventh in the final published work. Hitchcock discusses the relationship between religion and geology while also discussing the relationship between religion and science in general. This lecture discusses the idea that... more
    A manuscript draft by Edward Hitchcock of a lecture included in his work "The Religion of Geology and its Connected Sciences." This lecture, "The future Condition & Destine of the Earth," is labeled as the tenth, but it is the eleventh in the final published work. Hitchcock discusses the relationship between religion and geology while also discussing the relationship between religion and science in general. This lecture discusses the idea that the future is revealed to man in two ways: through God's revelation and through observing what occurred in the past to project what may occur. Hitchcock focuses especially on the future changes in the condition of the earth as shown through both revelation and geology. The item itself is undated. The date range provided comes from Hitchcock's preface to the 1854 published version of this work, which is dated May 1, 1851, and notes that these lectures were mostly written eight to ten years prior. less
  • Format
  • Drafts (documents)
    Manuscripts for publication
    Manuscripts
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