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The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design

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This 1833 study of the hand by Sir Charles Bell, a leading professor of surgery and anatomy, is one of the Bridgewater Treatises, which arose from the preoccupation of nineteenth-century Christians with interpreting God's creation in the light of contemporary scientific developments. Bell's treatise suggests that by looking in close detail at small subjects, God's role in creation can be clearly seen, whereas more general studies of the universe and the great natural cycles of astronomy and geology can obscure the ...

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The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108000888

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