Scientific Disciplines

These are just some of the branches of science that Bible-believing Christians founded or had a strong hand in doing so… 1

  • Antiseptic Surgery – Joseph Lister
  • Bacteriology – Louis Pasteur
  • Calculus – Isaac Newton
  • Celestial Mechanics – Johannes Kepler
  • Chemistry – Robert Boyle
  • Comparative Anatomy – Georges Cuvier
  • Computer Science – Charles Babbage
  • Dimensional Analysis – Lord Rayleigh
  • Dynamics – Isaac Newton
  • Electronics – John Ambrose Fleming
  • Electrodynamics – James Clerk Maxwell
  • Electromagnetics – Michael Faraday
  • Energetics – Lord Kelvin
  • Entomology – Henri Fabre
  • Field Theory – Michael Faraday
  • Fluid Mechanics – George Stokes
  • Galactic Astronomy – Sir William Herschel
  • Gas Dynamics – Robert Boyle
  • Genetics – Gregor Mendel
  • Glacial Geology – Louis Agassiz
  • Gynecology – James Simpson
  • Hydrography – Matthew Maury
  • Hydrostatics – Blaise Pascal
  • Ichthyology – Louis Agassiz
  • Isotopic Chemistry – William Ramsey
  • Model Analysis – Lord Rayleigh
  • Natural History – John Ray
  • Non-Euclidian Geometry – Bernard Riemann
  • Oceanography – Matthew Maury
  • Optical Mineralogy – David Brewster
  • Paleontology – John Woodward
  • Pathology – Rudolph Virchow
  • Physical Astronomy – Johan Kepler
  • Reversible Thermodynamics –  James Joule
  • Statistical Thermodynamics–James Clerk Maxwell
  • Stratigraphy – Nicholas Steno
  • Systematic Biology – Carolus Linnaeus
  • Thermodynamics – Lord Kelvin
  • Thermokinetics – Humphrey Davy
  • Vertebrate Paleontology – Georges Cuvier

 

Notes:

  1. D. James Kennedy, What if Jesus Had Never Been Born (1991), page 101, http://www.icr.org/article/185/