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Posted on 07/21/2014 7:47:37 AM PDT by fishtank
Jean-Henri Fabre: Anti-Evolutionist French Scientist
by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D. *
Eminent French scientist Jean-Henri Fabre (1823-1915) devoted his life to a field of research called entomologythe study of insects.1 His pioneering research laid the groundwork for this field to the extent that he is generally considered the father of modern entomology.2 Though his achievements were great, Fabre pointed to God as his inspiration. He refused to accept the evolutionary doctrine of his day and allowed God to take the credit for creating such a beautiful world.
Fabre Begins His Lifelong Passion
Born in Saint Leons, France, Fabre spent his early childhood in a small village where his love of nature blossomed. He was especially attracted to the beauty of butterflies and displayed a remarkably inquiring mind that was fostered by scientific mentors Requien of Avignon and Moquin-Tandon.3 When still a young man, Fabre became a doctor of sciences, laureate, allowing him to teach natural science.4 The Avignon lyceum students were captivated by his lectures and demonstrations. Later, as a professor, he devoted his spare time both to scientific experiments and the study of plants and insects.5
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