On the study of anatomy

‘I must no less commend the study of anatomy, which whosoever considers, I believe will never be an atheist; the frame of man’s body and coherence of his parts, being so strange and paradoxal, that I hold it to be the greatest miracle of nature.’


Quotation from Sidney Lee (ed.) The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury, revised edition (London: Routledge, 1906)


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  1. Qur’an already emphasized on this.

    “And on earth are signs for the convinced. And within yourselves. Do you not see?” QT.

    “In the heavens and the earth are proofs for the believers. And in your own creation, and in the creatures He scattered, are signs for people of firm faith.” QT.

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