Arthur Holmes

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Noun1.Arthur Holmes - English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)
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For all its strengths, this book will not resonate as well with scholars less influenced by the culture of American Christian colleges of the past half-century For such persons this memoir will still be informative, however, even if the mostly Reformed interlocutors with whom VanZanten engages--Jacques Ellul, Arthur Holmes, Abraham Kuyper, Francis Schaeffer, Nicholas Wolterstorff, and others--may seem foreign to them.
Locally born Arthur Holmes, who hailed from Hebburn and lived in Gateshead, was the first the first professor of Geology in Durham.
He was one of four children of miner Arthur Holmes and wife Ada and was brought up in the pit village of Carlton, near Barnsley.
Singer-songwriter Alex Glasgow (1935-2001) Playwright Katherine Sowerby (1876-1970) Geo-scientist Arthur Holmes (1890-1965) William Clarke (1831-1890), founder of Clarke Chapman Engineering Works Electric lightbulb inventor Sir Joseph Swan (1828-1914).
There is much to ponder in Evans's paper that resuscitates many ideas from Arthur Holmes of a generation ago.
It was founded in 1959 by Arthur Holmes, who set up an insurance brokerage under the name Hill House.