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George Salmon

Birthdate: 25. September 1819
Date of death: 22. January 1904

Rev Prof George Salmon DD FBA FRS FRSE LLD was a distinguished and influential Irish mathematician and Anglican theologian. After working in algebraic geometry for two decades, Salmon devoted the last forty years of his life to theology. His entire career was spent at Trinity College Dublin .

Quotes George Salmon

„The delusion of invincibility can never grow up in the mind of anyone except one who has never met a strong antagonist.“

—  George Salmon

The Infallibility of the Church (London: John Murray, 1888; 4th ed. 1914), p. 111 https://archive.org/stream/a607385500salmuoft#page/n143/mode/2up.

„In early times of Christianity, even those who used animal food themselves came to think of the vegetarian as one who lived a higher life, and approached more nearly to Christian perfection.“

—  George Salmon

A Historical Introduction to the Study of the Books of the New Testament (London: John Murray, 1885; 4th ed. 1889), p. 203 http://archive.org/stream/historicalintrod00salmuoft#page/203/mode/2up.

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