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The Religious Affiliation of Chemist, Economist, Philosopher
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
His biographer, the first to read his papers wrote of him: "Raised in a pious family which had given many priests to the Church, he had held to his beliefs. To Edward King, an English author who had sent him a controversial work, he wrote, 'You have done a noble thing in upholding revelation and the authenticity of the Holy Scriptures, and it is remarkable that you are using for the defence precisely the same weapons which were once used for the attack.'" [Source: http://www.csn.net/advent/cathen/09052a.htm]
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