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August 25, 1883


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JAMA. 1883;I(7):207-210. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.023900700150001e

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[Address before the District Medical Society of the Eleventh Congressional District of Ind., and published by request of the Society]

The laws governing our physical origin and development are so numerous and so imperfectly understood, stood, and still less perfectly obeyed that we exclaim how fearful and wonderful the result.

With all the recorded facts of the past, scientific men of this age ought to occupy a higher plane of action, in defense of nature's laws. Man's spiritual nature has been so clearly taught, and the laws for its progressive growth till its final consummation in perfection at death in Christ so well obeyed, that the believer in and obeyer of the Bible furnishes the world with the highest and most perfect psychical type of man.

For elucidation and verification of this statement we refer you to those individuals, communities, states and nations that receive the Bible as the word

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