The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science
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The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science

By Sir John William Dawson
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  • THE
  • ORIGIN OF THE WORLD,
    • ACCORDING TO
    • REVELATION AND SCIENCE.
      • NEW YORK:
        • HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
        • TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUFFERIN, K.P., K.C.B., ETC., GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA, This Work is Respectfully Dedicated, AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM TO ONE WHO GRACES THE HIGHEST POSITION IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA BY HIS EMINENT PERSONAL QUALITIES, HIS REPUTATION AS A STATESMAN AND AN AUTHOR, AND HIS KIND AND ENLIGHTENED PATRONAGE OF EDUCATION, LITERATURE, AND SCIENCE.
      • HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
      • TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUFFERIN, K.P., K.C.B., ETC., GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA, This Work is Respectfully Dedicated, AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM TO ONE WHO GRACES THE HIGHEST POSITION IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA BY HIS EMINENT PERSONAL QUALITIES, HIS REPUTATION AS A STATESMAN AND AN AUTHOR, AND HIS KIND AND ENLIGHTENED PATRONAGE OF EDUCATION, LITERATURE, AND SCIENCE.
    • NEW YORK:
      • HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
      • TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUFFERIN, K.P., K.C.B., ETC., GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA, This Work is Respectfully Dedicated, AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM TO ONE WHO GRACES THE HIGHEST POSITION IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA BY HIS EMINENT PERSONAL QUALITIES, HIS REPUTATION AS A STATESMAN AND AN AUTHOR, AND HIS KIND AND ENLIGHTENED PATRONAGE OF EDUCATION, LITERATURE, AND SCIENCE.
    • HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
    • TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF DUFFERIN, K.P., K.C.B., ETC., GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA, This Work is Respectfully Dedicated, AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM TO ONE WHO GRACES THE HIGHEST POSITION IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA BY HIS EMINENT PERSONAL QUALITIES, HIS REPUTATION AS A STATESMAN AND AN AUTHOR, AND HIS KIND AND ENLIGHTENED PATRONAGE OF EDUCATION, LITERATURE, AND SCIENCE.
  • THE ORIGIN OF THE WORLD.
    • CHAPTER I. THE MYSTERY OF ORIGINS AND ITS SOLUTIONS. "The things that are seen are temporal."—Paul.
    • CHAPTER II. OBJECTS AND NATURE OF A REVELATION OF ORIGINS.
    • CHAPTER III. OBJECTS AND NATURE OF A REVELATION OF ORIGINS—Continued.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE BEGINNING. "In the beginning Elohim created the heavens and the earth."—Genesis i., 1.
    • CHAPTER V. THE DESOLATE VOID. "And the earth was desolate and empty, and darkness was upon the surface of the deep; and the Spirit of God moved on the surface of the waters."—Genesis i., 2.
    • CHAPTER VI. LIGHT AND CREATIVE DAYS. "And God said, Let light be, and light was; and God saw the light that it was good, and separated the light from the darkness; and God called the light Day; and the darkness he called Night. And Evening was and Morning was—Day one."— Genesis i., 3-5.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE ATMOSPHERE. "And God said, Let there be an expanse between the waters; and let it separate the waters from the waters. And God made the expanse, and separated the waters which are under the expanse from the waters which are over the expanse: and it was so. And God called the expanse Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day."—Genesis i. 6-8.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE DRY LAND AND THE FIRST PLANTS.
    • CHAPTER IX. LUMINARIES.
    • CHAPTER X. THE LOWER ANIMALS.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE HIGHER ANIMALS AND MAN.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE REST OF THE CREATOR.
    • CHAPTER XIII. UNITY AND ANTIQUITY OF MAN.
    • CHAPTER XIV. UNITY AND ANTIQUITY OF MAN—(Continued.)
    • CHAPTER XV. COMPARISONS AND CONCLUSIONS.
    • APPENDIX. A.—TRUE AND FALSE EVOLUTION.
    • B.—EVOLUTION AND CREATION BY LAW.
    • C.—MODES OF CREATION.
    • D.—PRESENT CONDITION OF THEORIES OF LIFE.
    • E.—RECENT FACTS AS TO THE ORIGIN AND ANTIQUITY OF MAN.
    • F.—BEARING OF GLACIAL PERIODS UPON THE INTERPRETATION OF GENESIS.
    • G.—DR. STERRY HUNT ON THE CHEMISTRY OF THE PRIMEVAL EARTH.
    • H.—TANNIN AND BHEMAH.
    • I.—ANCIENT MYTHOLOGIES.
    • K.—ASSYRIAN AND EGYPTIAN TEXTS.
    • L.—SPECIES AND VARIETAL FORMS WITH REFERENCE TO THE UNITY OF MAN.
    • FOOTNOTES
    • INDEX.
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