Profiles of Creation Scientists

British Scriptural Geologists in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

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    Antony van Leeuwenhoek: Creation “Magnified” Through His Magnificent Microscopes
    Aug. 15, 2012 from Answers in Depth

    Although van Leeuwenhoek was not the inventor of the microscope, he advanced it more than anyone else for seeing living things.

  • Unknown Life: Linnaeus's 300th Birthday
    Nov. 17, 2007 from News to Know

    Despite centuries of scientific effort classifying life, the vast majority of living things remain unknown.

  • The “King” of Hearts
    Jan. 18, 2005

    A retired research chemist, John King’s passion is to tell young people and adults that the Bible can be trusted, from Genesis to the gospel message and beyond.

  • Magazine Article
    Not Just a Pretty Picture
    March 1, 2004, pp. 16–20

    Robert Jensen is one of these rare photographers whose child-like wonder at God’s world has never left him.

  • Magazine Article
    The “Hart” of the Country
    Sept. 1, 2002, pp. 46–50

    David and Doreen Hart have hit the tracks of the remote Australian Outback to spread the message of the Creator/Redeemer.

  • Magazine Article
    Great Creation Scientists: Sir William Herschel (1738–1822)
    June 1, 2000, pp. 24–27

    Learn about some great creation scientists.

  • Magazine Article
    Marching On!
    June 1, 1999, pp. 36–37

    Wherever there are bushfires, floods, or the personal tragedies of homelessness or poverty, the familiar uniform of the Salvation Army is seen.

  • Magazine Article
    John Ray—Founder of Biology and Devout Christian
    Dec. 1, 1998, pp. 51–53

    John Ray was born in 1627—the same year Robert Boyle was born and Francis Bacon died.

  • Matthew Fontaine Maury
    July 29, 1998

    Maury had all through his career an intense desire to find the paths of the sea’ spoken of by the Psalmist and he found them.

  • Magazine Article
    Creationist Crimefighter
    June 1, 1998

    When I was interviewing Gary, I was fascinated by the thought of a Christian arresting people, and the like—so he asked me to spend a day with him.

  • Sir Francis Bacon
    Feb. 16, 1998

    Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, is usually considered to be the man primarily responsible for the formulation and establishment of the so-called “scientific method” in science.

  • Blaise Pascal
    Feb. 16, 1998

    God has created the world and our minds so that we use thought systems for interpreting the world around us.

  • Magazine Article
    Great Creation Scientists: Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)
    Dec. 1, 1997, pp. 38–39

    Blaise Pascal was born one of three children on 19 June 1623, in the town of Clermont-Ferrand in rural France.

  • George Washington Carver
    Nov. 5, 1997

    Carver relied on divine revelation instead of scientific methods which often put him at odds with the scientific community.

  • Jules H. Poirier
    Nov. 5, 1997

    Jules H. Poirier is a professional designer who became converted to Christ ‘by reading the Bible’

  • Magazine Article
    Great Creation Scientists: Charles Babbage (1791–1871)
    March 1, 1996, pp. 46–48

    Charles Babbage was born on December 26, 1791. His father, Benjamin, was a wealthy merchant and banker. The Babbages lived in Walworth, Surrey, just outside London.

  • Magazine Article
    Super-Scientist Slams Society’s Spiritual Sickness!
    June 1, 1994, pp. 35–37

    A Bible-believing Christian, this great inventor is convinced of the scientific truth of Genesis creation and its foundational importance to church and society.

  • Magazine Article
    Wernher Von Braun (1912–1977)
    March 1, 1994, pp. 26–30

    Wernher von Braun was born on March 23, 1912 in the town of Wirsitz in Germany (now Wyrzysk in Poland). He was one of three sons born to Baron Magnus von Braun, a successful banker and politician.

  • Magazine Article
    James Clerk Maxwell (1831–1879)
    June 1, 1993, pp. 45–47

    James Clerk Maxwell showed that magnetism, electricity, and light were simply different manifestations of the same fundamental laws.

  • Magazine Article
    James Joule (1818–1889)
    March 1, 1993, pp. 47–50

    James Prescott Joule was born at Salford, near Manchester, England, on December 24, 1818. He was a great experimenter who was guided by God.

  • Magazine Article
    Johannes Kepler
    Dec. 1, 1992, pp. 40–43

    Biographical information on Johanes Kepler, outstanding scientist and committed Christian

  • Magazine Article
    Louis Pasteur (1822–1895)
    Dec. 1, 1991, pp. 16–19

    Louis Pasteur, outstanding scientist and opponent of evolution (1822-1895)

  • Magazine Article
    Samuel Morse—the artist who invented the Morse code
    Dec. 1, 1990, pp. 42–44

    Samuel Morse revolutionized communication by putting scientific knowledge to work. He did not see any conflict between his scientific knowledge and Christianity—in fact, quite the reverse.

  • Magazine Article
    Michael Faraday—God’s Power and Electric Power
    Sept. 1, 1990, pp. 22–24

    Michael Faraday was born in the village of Newington, Sussex, England, on Thursday, 22 September 1791. He was the third of four children. Shortly after his birth his family moved to West London.


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