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Robert Boyle: Trailblazer of Science (The Sowers),John Hudson Tiner


Robert Boyle: Trailblazer of Science (The Sowers) (Book/ Paperback)

by John Hudson Tiner

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Robert Boyle lived a life of contrasts. He was born to one of the richest families on earth, but he chose to live a simple life. Robert became one of the greatest scientists of all time, but remained a shy, humble person. Despite his quiet nature, he worked forcefully and bravely against persecution and injustice. Robert Boyle's friends were a roll call of the famous: Christopher Wren, Samuel Pepys, John Milton, Isaac Newton and many others. Yet, during his life Robert Boyle towered over all of them.

Robert's brothers and sisters all received regal titles such as knight, viscount, earl, lord. However, Robert Boyle refused all titles. He preferred to remain what he was, a Christian gentleman.

Robert Boyle's father came to Ireland with nothing but a few coins in his pocket and a small trunk of clothes. He became the Great Earl of Cork, a powerful and wealthy Irish landowner.

Like his father, Robert Boyle became famous, but in an entirely different way. He became the best known and most respected scientist of his day. Today, after three hundred years, he is still considered one of the top scientist of all time.

Robert Boyle survived rebellions in Ireland, the English Civil War, the Black Death, the Great Fire and political unrest. He succeeded in making many remarkable discoveries during those difficult times. He lived a devout Christian life, using his science to glorify God. Read Robert Boyle - Trailblazer of Science to experience these exciting events.

The Sowers Series of biographies brings to life the history of real men and women who sought to honor God in their daily lives and work. Showing that one does not have to become a missionary in a far off land to serve God, most of these stories show how ordinary people did amazing things with a strong faith in the one true God of the Bible.

The heart of man (or woman) is reflected in how he or she works. The fruits of these men and women are evident to those who knew them We are thankful that their stories have been told so that future generations can look to heroes of the past for guidance, insight and inspiration to redeem the time God has given and work to glorify His kingdom in this life as an example to others who follow. Why get stuck in a world of fantasy and fairy tales when real life is so full of adventure?

The editors of the Sowers Series of biographies for young people have collected details that are often left out and forgotten by modern text books and government schools. Inspire your children, and yourselves with a library of great learning.

About the Author(s)

John Hudson Tiner

John Hudson Tiner is the author of textbooks, science curriculum material, character-building biographies, and books on a variety of other subjects. His books entertain while they increase a person's knowledge of the essentials of the subject. He has a master's degree from Duke University. He brings a wide range of exciting facts together to write more than 1,000 published manuscripts, including 80 books, for all age groups. He is well known for his books for teens and young people including the "Exploring the World of" series for Master book and the Sowers Series for Mott Media. He says, "Young readers of today deserve to experience the thrill and wonder of learning about science. They delight in learning new facts, especially if the facts are presented in an exciting way." John Hudson Tiner's popular biographies tell the lives of people who left the world in a better condition than they found it. He says, "After the research is finished, a wonderful moment occurs when the story takes over and the characters come alive. I am no longer a writer, but a time traveler who stands unobserved in the shadows and reports the events as they occur." His material has been translated into a variety of languages including Spanish, Russian, and German.

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Product Details

Category: Biography

Format: Book (Paperback)

Publisher: Mott Media

Date Published: Aug 01, 1989

Language: English

ISBN: 9780880621557

SKU: LT-1104

Dimensions: 5.25 x 8.25 x 0.50 (in)

Weight: 7.80 oz

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