Select Works of Temple Chevallier (3 vols.)
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Temple Chevallier was an Anglican priest and astronomy professor. The Select Works of Temple Chevallier features three volumes of this polymath’s work as astronomer, translator, and Bible scholar. On the Proofs of Divine Power and Wisdom: Derived from the Study of Astronomy features Chevallier’s Hulsean Lectures on God’s wisdom, power, and perfection as revealed in the science of astronomy, as well as answers to astronomers’ objections to Christianity. On the Historical Types Contained in the Old Testament analyzes how Moses, Abraham, David, and other Old Testament figures foreshadowed Christ and were fulfilled by him. And Chevallier’s introduction and translation of various works from Clement, Polycarp, Ignatius, Justin Martyr, and Tertullian offer a useful introduction to these pillars of the early church.
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- Presents three volumes from the nineteenth-century polymath, Temple Chevallier
- Includes a classic analysis of God’s power and wisdom in astronomy
- Provides a window into nineteenth-century apologetics and Bible scholarship
A Translation of the Epistles of Clement of Rome, Polycarp, and Ignatius, and of the Apologies of Justin Martyr and Tertullian
- Authors: Clement, Polycarp, Ignatius, Justin Martyr, Tertullian, Temple Chevallier
- Translator: Temple Chevallier
- Publisher: Francis & John Rivington
- Publication Date: 1851
- Pages: 500
- Title: Select Works of Temple Chevallier
- Author: Temple Chevallier
- Volumes: 3
- Pages: 1,412
About Temple Chevallier
Temple Chevallier (1794–1873) was British clergyman, astronomer, and mathematician. Chevallier attended Pembroke College, Cambridge and was ordained a priest in 1818. He became a fellow at Pembroke College in 1819 and a fellow and tutor at Catharine Hall in 1820. In 1835 he became professor of Astronomy at the University of Durham. He was Chair of Mathematics and Astronomy at Durham from 1841 until 1871. During his time at Durham he was also a reader in Hebrew and gave lectures in divinity. He helped establish the Durham University Observatory, made important observations of Jupiter’s moons, and was the first British astronomer to regularly observe sunspots. He retired in 1871 after a stroke, and he died in 1873.