The earth was never flat!

This 9 page article’s title describes its content: ‘The War that Never Was: Exploding the Myth of the Historical Conflict Between Christianity and Science’. Or you can watch the 3min YouTube version. In short: no educated person in the history of Western civilization ever thought the earth was flat. And Galileo’s problem with the Church was primarily about biblical interpretation not science versus faith. The article looks at these two examples plus that of the famous 1925 ‘Scopes monkey trial’ in the US.
|Difficulty: Easy |Subjects: Science/Faith | Reading time: 15 min |

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