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  1. Joseph Priestley was a noted scientist and Unitarian theologian. (Web site)
  2. Joseph Priestley is best known as the discoverer of oxygen.
  3. Joseph Priestley was one such intellectual "giant" whose works laid the foundation for that branch of science which we now call Chemistry.
  4. Joseph Priestley is usually given priority in the discovery.
  5. When Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) is remembered today, it's usually for his 1774 discovery, in England, of oxygen. (Web site)

Unitarian Theologian

  1. The second and possibly more consequential friendship was with Joseph Priestley, the renowned natural philosopher and Unitarian theologian.


  1. Among those in that first congregation were Benjamin Franklin and his friend, Joseph Priestley. (Web site)


  1. They thought of Joseph Priestley and involuntarily there arose the idea of phlogiston.


  1. Dr. Joseph Priestley removed to Philadelphia in 1794, and he was at first listened to by large congregations. (Web site)
  2. Gaseous ammonia was first isolated by Joseph Priestley in 1774 and was termed by him alkaline air. (Web site)


  1. Artificial carbonation was first introduced in 1767 by an Englishman, Joseph Priestley, and was commercialized in 1807 by Benjamin Silliman, a Yale Univ. (Web site)


  1. Through the studies of Lavoisier, Joseph Priestley, Scheele, and others, chemistry was made a standardized field with consistent procedures. (Web site)


  1. His father was a friend of both Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and the scientist Joseph Priestley (1733-1804). (Web site)
  2. But it was the world renowned English Unitarian minister and scientist, Joseph Priestley, who had the most profound impact on his thought. (Web site)

Great Men

  1. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY The great men of science of today stand on the shoulders of giants. (Web site)


  1. Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Priestley were among those attending the first openly Unitarian worship service ever held in England, April 17, 1774. (Web site)

Unitarian Minister

  1. In 1791, scientist and Unitarian minister Joseph Priestley had his laboratory burned and was hounded out of England.


  1. Joseph Priestley relied heavily on Scheele's work, perhaps so much so that he would not have made the discovery of oxygen on his own. (Web site)

Joseph Priestley

  1. One of those who carried the torch of Unitarianism to America was Joseph Priestley, a Unitarian minister better known as the discoverer of oxygen. (Web site)
  2. In 1771, Franklin traveled extensively around the British Isles staying with, among others, Joseph Priestley and David Hume.
  3. A third Anglican, Joseph Priestley (more widely known as the scientist who discovered oxygen), founded a reform congregation.


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