From: George Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 14 2002 - 21:42:48 EDT
John W Burgeson wrote:
> In the course of adding some material today to my web site, I included
> the following under "quotations" in section 11.
> This scientist's verse: Psalm 27:4 -- "One thing have I desired of the
> that I will seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all
> the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and
> to enquire in his Temple."
> I would be interested in what other verses ASA LISTSERV members find
> useful or descriptive as pertaining to science, our common profession.
> The phrase "enquire in his temple" above means, to me, to celebrate
> investigations into the world in which He has placed us, for in so doing
> I belive we honor him as the unseen (but not unperceived) force that
> holds it all together. In so doing, I also believe, we do "behold the
> beauty of the Lord."
Several years ago the ASA sold a card with a picture of the
inscription over the Great
Door of the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge, the Latin of Ps.111:2:
"The works of the
Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein."
George L. Murphy
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