John William Draper Quotes

Who is John William Draper?

John William Draper was an English-born American scientist, philosopher, physician, chemist and historian. Draper is also credited as one of the first photographers.

Born May 05, 1811
Died January 04, 1882

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History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science Quotes

“How is it that the Church produced no geometer in her autocratic reign of twelve hundred years?”

History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science

“So great was the preference given to sacred over profane learning that Christianity had been in existence fifteen hundred years, and had not produced a single astronomer.”

History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science

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