G. F. Wright. The Ice Age in North America. 1891.
George Frederick Wright (1835-1921) was an important geologist and theologian, whose philosophical approach to the relationship between science and religion attracted great attention. He studied at Oberlin and received his divinity degree from its Theological Seminary in 1862. Though he had little formal scientific training beyond Oberlin coursework, his reading of Darwin and Lyell as well as his studies of glacial deposits led him to develop considerable expertise in glacial geology and paleoarchaeology. With his friend Asa Gray, the famous botanist, Wright promoted a Christian interpretation of Darwinism, and later published Studies in Science and Religion. This book, The Ice Age in North America, became his best-known work. [ANB]
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