Friday, November 28, 2008

Joseph Lister (1827-1912). Lister was an English surgeon who developed “antiseptic surgery” by using the application of chemical disinfectants. He was the founder of the Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine in London. He served as President of the British Association and the Royal Society. Lord Lister was of Quaker background and declared:

“I believe in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.”

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