Men of Purpose | Biographical Sketches | Michael Faraday


(The man who discovered electricity – “on this has been founded all those applications of electricity which form the muscles and nerves of our modern life… “)


“Michael FARADAY, extraordinary scientific genius as he became, had a very humble start in life… He grew up in an overcrowded home… receiving the slenderest education, and spending most of his early boyhood playing in the street. .. the family lived on Poor Relief…

Young FARADAY never missed a Sunday in St Paul’s Alley… where a small congregation of Christians held firmly to the Bible as the infallible Word of God.

Here FARADAY learnt from the lips of preachers a faith which shaped his life and became for him the most important message in the world… “

…….(to be continued)

– Culled from “MEN OF PURPOSE ” by Peter Masters