Hugh Miller was a fascinating guy – geologist and evangelical.
Here Alex Staton, another 19th Century throwback of a geologist and clergyman (there are not many of us) writes about his life
This is good stuff and rock solid!!
I had promised myself (and you!) that I wasn’t going to allow myself to be drawn into interminable debates about the Bible and geology. There are two reasons for this. The first is that these kinds of debates go round in circles. They are frequently accompanied by a great deal of nastiness. The second reason is that there is no debate. We know that the earth is unimaginably old and that evolution is true(1). It doesn’t matter that some claim the Bible insists otherwise(2).
My reason for turning to geology and the Bible now is that I have been reading the excellent Hugh Miller, the Cromarty Stonemason. For those that may not know, here is a brief biography of the man.
Hugh Miller was born in Cromarty in October…
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