Deceased Inductees

The Creation Science Hall of Fame recognizes scientists, living or dead, who have contributed to our understanding of creation and the Creator. Modern science began with the Renaissance, so the Hall of Fame begins there also.

Gustavus Brander

Gustavus Brander (1720-1787) was an English naturalist and paleontologist, whose abundant fossil collections are now in the British Museum. He wrote in defense of flood geology against the then-growing interest in long geological ages and uniformity. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Trustee of the British Museum.

Excerpted from Men of Science, Men of God by Henry M. Morris. Copyright 1982, 1988 by Henry M. Morris. Used by permission.

John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson (1674-1737) was both a Hebrew scholar and an early student of paleontology, following his friend and colleague John Woodward. As Steward to the Duke of Somerset, he developed a strong system of natural philosophy fully consistent with orthodox Christianity. Like Woodward, he strongly defended the Biblical flood as the cause of all major geological landforms.

William Derham

William DerhamWilliam Derham (1657-1735) was one of the Boyle lecturers, his treatise (Physico-Theology) being a strong exposition of purposive design in nature by the God of the Bible.

John Wilkins

John WilkinsJohn Wilkins(1614 -1672) , like many in his day, was both a clergyman and a scientist, defending both the Biblical warrant for scientific study and the scientific evidence supporting theism and Christianity.