This poster for Came's lecture on the "Beautiful and Sublime Science of Astronomy," which employed such biblical rhetoric as "the Heavens declare the glory of God, and the Firmament sheweth His handy-work," shows Came catering to the assumed intimacy between religion and science in the antebellum era.

From Wonder shows: performing science, magic, and religion in America by Fred Nadis

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    1. This poster for Came's lecture on the "Beautiful and Sublime Science of Astronomy," which employed such biblical rhetoric as "the Heavens declare the glory of God, and the Firmament sheweth His handy-work," shows Came catering to the assumed intimacy between religion and science in the antebellum era.