ERIC Number: EJ590195
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Galileo and the Interpretation of the Bible.
Carroll, William E.
Science and Education, v8 n2 p151-87 Mar 1999
Argues that, contrary to the common view, Galileo and the theologians of the Inquisition share the same fundamental principles of biblical interpretation. Contends that Galileo and these theologians thought that the Bible contained truths about nature, but Galileo denied what the theologians accepted as scientifically true. Contains 93 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A