Friday, November 28, 2008

James Dwight Dana (1813-1895) He was a famous American geologist and professor at Yale who succeeded the renowned Professor Silliman. Professor Dana was president of the Geological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. James Dana became editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Science. He authored several books on mineralogy and geology which included System of Mineralogy and Manuel of Geology. Professor Dana declared:

“The grand old Book of God still stands; and this old earth, the more its leaves are turned over and pondered, the more it will sustain and illustrate the Sacred Word.”

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